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Allowed

acceptable

adjective

considered by most people to be reasonable or to be something that can be allowed

constitutional

adjective

allowed by the constitution of a country or organization

eligible

adjective

allowed by rules or laws to do something or to receive something

admissible

adjective

allowed or able to be used, especially in a court of law

allowable

adjective

allowed by a particular set of rules or by the law

constitutionally

adverb

in a way that is allowed by the constitution of a particular country or organization

licensed

adjective

someone who is licensed has official permission to do something, for example to work in a particular job

permissible

adjective

allowed to be done by a law or rule

OK

adjective

allowed, suitable, or not likely to make you upset

anything goes

used for saying that any type of behaviour is possible or allowed in a particular situation

kimchi

a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

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jones

a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something

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