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OTHER WORDS FROM affordun·af·ford·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH affordaccord, afford
Example sentences from the Web for afford
Otherwise, if you can’t afford taking this challenge, AMP will likely still be your fallback.What to evaluate ahead of Google’s Page Experience update|George Nguyen|November 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
The question doesn’t just apply to streaming services and food delivery companies — it’s an issue financial technology businesses can’t afford to ignore.
Neither party can afford ideological purity if it’s to win across a big and diverse nation.Never Trumpers played a critical role in beating him. The numbers prove it.|Max Boot|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Born in Mozambique in 1951 to Portuguese parents, the journalist, poet and activist was keenly aware of the privileges his race afforded him.The Death of a Journalist — and a Free Press — in Mozambique|Eromo Egbejule|November 12, 2020|Ozy
Rease says he frequently sleeps in his Jeep so he can afford to make longer journeys and fit in more veterans.One man’s urgent mission: Photographing World War II veterans before they’re gone|Jessica Contrera|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Loosies are generally bought by cigarette addicts who have trouble affording a whole pack at the taxed rate.
My first week in Tel Aviv was one meeting followed by another, affording little time to enjoy this emerald by the sea of a city.
Sometimes just affording your life there can feel like a perpetual grind.
The only thing it may have accomplished was affording Touré a live audition for his own network show in the near future.
The bisection of the victim symbolized Christ slain and affording access to God through himself.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
It is protected by a stupendous granite breakwater, costing many millions and affording a delightful promenade on a fine day.
The road from Exeter to Torquay follows the coast for some distance, affording many fine views of the ocean.
The worship of this deity was universal, and the kings regarded him as affording them especial help in war.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
An incident of this great experiment is worth recording, as possibly affording a hint and a precedent.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb