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allow

verb [T]  /əˈlɑʊ/ us  

allow verb [T] (PERMIT)

to let someone do something or let something happen; permit: You’re not allowed to talk during the exam. Are you allowed in the building on weekends? Video links allow rural schoolchildren to be taught by teachers hundreds of miles away.

allow verb [T] (MAKE AVAILABLE)

to make it possible for something to be done or to happen: He didn’t allow enough time to finish the test. Be sure to allow room in your bags for the souvenirs you’ll want to bring home.
allowable
adjective  /əˈlɑʊ·ə·bəl/ us  
Our well water has nitrates above the allowable level.
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