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Translation of "allow" - English-Spanish dictionary

allow

verb   /əˈlaʊ/
B1 to say that someone can do something permitir They didn’t allow me to finish what I was doing. Smoking is not allowed in the restaurant. You’re not allowed to walk on the grass here.
(Definition of allow from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

allow

verb /əˈlau/
not to forbid or prevent permitir He allowed me to enter Smoking is not allowed inside the restaurant.
(with for) to take into consideration when judging or deciding tener en cuenta These figures allow for price rises.
to give, especially for a particular purpose or regularly dar His father allows him too much money.
allowable adjective
Disponible allowable expenses.
allowance noun
a fixed sum or quantity given regularly Paga semanal His father gives him an allowance of $200 a month.
something (usually a quantity) allowed margen The baggage allowance is 20 kilos per passenger.
make allowance for
to take into consideration when deciding etc tener en cuenta, considerar We’ve made allowance for the fact that everyone has different tastes.
(Definition of allow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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