- /səbˈsɪstəns əlaʊəns/ (say suhb'sistuhns uhlowuhns)
1. money paid in advance to an employee to enable immediate needs to be met, until the regular payday.
2. money paid to an employee in addition to a salary to cover incidental expenses.
3. money paid to members of the armed forces in lieu of meals; an allowance for food.
Also, subsistence money.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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