allowed

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈlaʊd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊd
  • Homophone: aloud
  • Hyphenation: al‧lowed

Verb[edit]

allowed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of allow

Adjective[edit]

allowed (comparative more allowed, superlative most allowed)

  1. (now rare) Allotted. [from 15th c.]
  2. (now rare) Acknowledged; admitted to be true. [from 15th c.]
    • 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Penguin 2004, p. 68:
      With respect to the culture of the heart, it is unanimously allowed that sex is out of the question […].
  3. Permitted, authorized. [from 16th c.]

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