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One entry found for allow.
Main Entry: al·low
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresslaudot
Function: verb
1 a : to assign as a share or suitable amount (as of time or money) b : to take into consideration as a deduction or an addition <allow a gallon for leakage>
2 : ADMIT 1b, concede <allowed that the situation was serious>
3 : 1PERMIT <gaps allow passage> <will not allow smoking>
4 : to give thought to present conditions and to what will probably happen later <allow for growth>
- al·low·able /-schwa-bschwal/ adjective
- al·low·ably /-blemacron/ adverb

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