alˈlow ˌfor sth

phrasal verb
to consider something when you are making a plan or calculation
The cost will be about £17 million, allowing for inflation.[/ex]

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  • in line for sth — ► likely to get something: »American banks are first in line for the small, low risk deals. »Mortgage brokers could be next in line for a ban on commissions. Main Entry: ↑line …   Financial and business terms

  • low — low1 W1S1 [ləu US lou] adj comparative lower superlative lowest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(small amount/level/value)¦ 2¦(height)¦ 3¦(standards/quality)¦ 4¦(supply)¦ 5¦(sound)¦ 6¦(light)¦ 7¦(heat)¦ 8¦(batt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • low — The lowest price of the day for a particular futures contract. Chicago Board of Trade glossary The smallest price paid during the day or over the life of the contract. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary In the context of general equities, this is …   Financial and business terms

  • low — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ all time, new, record ▪ The pound has hit a new low against the dollar. VERB + LOW ▪ fall to, hit …   Collocations dictionary

  • allow for somebody — alˈlow for sb/sth derived to consider or include sb/sth when calculating sth • It will take about an hour to get there, allowing for traffic delays. • All these factors must be allowed for. Main entry: ↑allowderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • allow for something — alˈlow for sb/sth derived to consider or include sb/sth when calculating sth • It will take about an hour to get there, allowing for traffic delays. • All these factors must be allowed for. Main entry: ↑allowderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • mark sth down — UK US mark sth down Phrasal Verb with mark({{}}/mɑːk/ verb [T] ► COMMERCE to reduce the price of something, usually in order to encourage people to buy it: mark sth down by sth »Low consumer demand has forced us to mark down a wide range of goods …   Financial and business terms

  • sell sth off — UK US sell sth off Phrasal Verb with sell({{}}/sel/ verb (sold, sold) ► FINANCE to sell all or part of a business or industry, often at a low price: »He resisted all attempts to sell the public broadcast channel off to the private sector. ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • squeeze sb/sth out — UK US squeeze sb/sth out Phrasal Verb with squeeze({{}}/skwiːz/ verb [T] FINANCE, ECONOMICS ► to make it impossible for a person or company to continue to do business or be successful: »Some investors found themselves squeezed out because their… …   Financial and business terms

  • squeeze sth out — UK US squeeze sb/sth out Phrasal Verb with squeeze({{}}/skwiːz/ verb [T] FINANCE, ECONOMICS ► to make it impossible for a person or company to continue to do business or be successful: »Some investors found themselves squeezed out because their… …   Financial and business terms

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