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  1. 1.
    give (someone) permission to do something.
    verb: allow; 3rd person present: allows; past tense: allowed; past participle: allowed; gerund or present participle: allowing
    the dissident was allowed to leave the country”
    synonyms: permit, let, authorize, give permission for, give authorization for, sanction, license, enable, entitle; More

  2. 2.
    permit (someone) to have (something).
    “he was allowed his first sip of Scotch and soda”