allow

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allow is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
allow
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Allow is on the Academic Vocabulary List.

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
allow

Third-person singular
allows

Past tense
allowed

Past participle
allowed

Present participle
allowing

  1. If you allow something, you let it happen; you say it's OK.
    We were not allowed to enter the building.
    I allow food in my car.

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