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Definición de “afford” en inglés

afford

verb uk   /əˈfɔːd/ us    /-ˈfɔːrd/

afford verb (HAVE ENOUGH)

can afford B1 to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money or time: I don't know how he can afford a new car on his salary. Few people are able to afford cars like that. She couldn't afford the time off work to see him. [+ to infinitive] I can't afford to buy a house.

afford verb (GIVE)

[T] formal to allow someone to have something pleasant or necessary: The hut afforded little protection from the elements. [+ two objects] Her seat afforded her an uninterrupted view of the stage.
(Definition of afford from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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