allow of sth Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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allow of sth

formal
phrasal verb with allow uk   us   /əˈlaʊ/ verb
If a rule or situation allows of something, it makes it possible: This rule allows of no exceptions. The evidence allows of only one interpretation - he was murdered by his wife.
Translations of “allow of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 容許, 容許有…的可能…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容许, 容许有…的可能…
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