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Allowance

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allowance

An accounting term used to describe entries on a profit and loss statement for expenses that might become necessary in the future. Examples include an allowance for bad debt, in which a certain percentage of income is deducted because of the likelihood it will be uncollectible.

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District administration was also urged to help RDA to control illegal housing schemes, he added.
The RDA chairman said basically the RDA wanted to get some additional land on the rear side of the plot from the district administration on payment.
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RDA is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets wireless system-on-chip and radio-frequency semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications.
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The authors of RDA and Cartographic Resources are clear in their goal from the start: "this manual is meant to be a 'how to' for both experienced catalogers and those who are new or occasional providers of cartographic bibliographic records" (p.4).
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