Legitimacy vs Allowability - What's the difference?

legitimacy | allowability |


As nouns the difference between legitimacy and allowability

is that legitimacy is the quality of being legitimate or valid; validity while allowability is the state of being allowable; legitimacy; permissibleness.

legitimacy

English

Noun

(head)
  • the quality of being legitimate or valid; validity
  • Synonyms

    * legitimateness (much less common)

    allowability

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The state of being allowable; legitimacy; permissibleness.
  • See also

    * allowableness