a clothing allowance
She spends most of her allowance quickly and is then without money for the rest of the month. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; German)
They made allowances for the fact that he was ill.
I would say Mr Stevens is a victim of his sense of duty, which makes him think of marriage as a traitor's act, but I don't know to what extent we should make allowances for his strong convictions. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Catalan)