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allowed

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/ əˈlaʊd /
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adjective
permitted or authorized: In chess, there are only 64 squares with 16 pieces and very specific allowed moves.
Physics. involving a change in quantum numbers, permitted by the selection rules: allowed transition.
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Origin of allowed

First recorded in 1300–50; allow, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM allowed

un·al·lowed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH allowed

allowed , aloud
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