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phrasal verb [transitive] formal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyallow of
he/she/itallows of
present participleallowing of
past tenseallowed of
past participleallowed of
  1. 1
    allow of something to show that something is possible

    The evidence allows of no other interpretation.

  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
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    to show that something is possible

    The possibility must be allowed of concepts which are not concepts of any actual thing, and of names which express a sense but have no denotation.

    Submitted by valde from Mexico on 22/03/2016
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