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  • v  make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement
  • v  consent to, give permission
    I cannot allow you to see your exam
  • v  let have
    Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison
  • v  give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • v  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    The evidence allows only one conclusion
    allow for mistakes
  • v  allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something
    I allow for this possibility
  • v  afford possibility
    This short story allows of several different interpretations
  • v  allow the other (baseball) team to score
  • v  grant as a discount or in exchange
    The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera
  • v  allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
    We don't allow dogs here

  • A cooing baby in the next cubicle? It may sound like a recipe for distraction to some, but programs that allow parents to take their infants to work are growing across the country .
  • The guidelines would only allow funding for stem cell lines generated from embryos that were "created for reproductive purposes, were no longer needed for this purpose, or were .
  • However, Tanguy regrets the ruling "won't change anything in countries that don't allow any singles to adopt, nor force nations that don't allow homosexual couples to adopt to .
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  • Daniel in Jerusalem Post
    We feel already in the little over a month that these talks have been going on, the gaps have narrowed, and we believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps to allow the sides to take that next step to the direct talks,said Dan...
  • Jeff Sessions in Los Angeles Times
    Sessions said he would not support a nominee "who believes it is acceptable for a judge to allow their personal background, gender, prejudices to sway their decision in favor of, or against, parties before the court."

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