Allow

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Definition

to allow: to permit, to let, to authorize
verb
Smoking in the office is not allowed. You must go outside if you want a cigarette.

Pronunciation examples
UK: You're not allowed to smoke in this restaurant.
US: Our schedule allows time for coffee breaks.

Examples

  • "It allows me to organize my time, remember appointments-"
  • "Edward : But Bruno sir, if you're not satisfied with our customer service, please allow me to offer you a 50-dollar voucher for the perfume of your choice."
  • "It's a type of software that allows you to do things on your E-Phone, like change your voice, break up with your girlfriend, watch virtual fish swimming."
  • "Allow me to direct you to baby number 2."
  • "Thank you for allowing me to see into your lovely soul, and for sharing so much of yourself with me."
  • "Ms. Lohan already sits on our board of trustees, however she is considering investing a large amount of capital in the company, which would allow us to finally purchase the island zoo that Horatio keeps asking for."
  • "This program allows you to spend an extra 6 weeks at home to bond with your baby, again at 60% pay."
  • "InBrianaJones (Brian Jones) says : It's software that allows you to make cheap or free calls over the Internet."
  • "Your company's plan allows you to increase or decrease your monthly pay-in at any time, as well as to re-allocate the investments of your plan."
  • "And did you know that this little girl was only allowed to watch 2 hours of TV per night?"

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