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Definición de “allow” en inglés


verb [T]     /əˈlaʊ/
to make it possible for someone to do something, or to not prevent something from happening : allow sb/sth to do sth The website allows consumers to compare the prices of all energy and telephone providers . The extra compensation was allowed, overriding regulations that otherwise would not allow the payouts . Typing in this code will allow access to the data stored on the hard drive .
to give enough time for something to happen : Allow at least 14 days to receive your policy and cover confirmation .allow sth for sth You will need to allow up to six weeks for delivery .
ACCOUNTING to take a cost or an amount off your income or profit before the tax owed is calculated : The Australian Taxation Office allows tax deductions for voluntary donations to charity .
COMMERCE to take a certain amount of money from the price of something : allow sb sth for sth A dealer will be able to tell you how much you would be allowed in part-exchange for your existing vehicle .
to accept or agree that something is true or correct : An individual has three years to file a personal injury claim , although the court has the power to allow claims later .allow that When I pressed her, she allowed that a mistake might have been made.
(Definition of allow verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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