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English definition of “afford”
/əˈfɔːd/ verb [T]
can afford › to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money: He is over 60 and can't afford his pension contributions.can afford to do sth Debt is not necessarily a bad thing if the consumer can afford to pay it back. › to be able to do something without it causing problems: can afford to do sth We can afford to wait. I can't afford to pay attention to any controversy.