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Allow

allow vt

: to give approval of or permission for: as
a : to grant fulfillment of [ed her petition for relief]
b : to decide in favor of [ a deduction on a tax return]
c : to permit to be presented [s his claim] [more jurisdictions will the cause of action]
al·low·abil·i·ty [ə-la-ə-bi-lə-tē]
adv

al·low·able [ə-la-ə-bəl]
adj



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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