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al·low·ing

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  1. Allowing

    of Allow

Editors Contribution

  1. Allowingverb

    Verb form of the word allow.

    The couple were allowing each of their nieces and nephews to bring a friend to the wedding to celebrate their marriage.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 11, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'allowing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2359

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'allowing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4410

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of allowing in a Sentence

  1. Jim Price:

    Allowing the dust to settle -- maybe a couple to six months -- makes sense.

  2. Guy Jarvis:

    We believe the approach we've proposed is the gold standard to allowing all participants to participate.

  3. Ashley Givens:

    The Army has chosen to increase the cross-country mobility of the Bradley, allowing it to go further into off-road situations to support infantry formations.

  4. Amy Oakes:

    There were times I remember saying to my husband that her behaviors are holding our family hostage because it could be one meltdown a day, it could be five meltdowns a day, she couldn't do anything to stop it, and I really began to realize that her brain wouldn't let her, even if she wanted to be good, her brain wasn't allowing her to.

  5. John Rocco Savalli:

    Our banking system is like a bunch of kids stealing from the cookie jar, and when the central bankers are questioned about it, they lie, or they say they're doing it for our own good - and then we keep putting cookies in the jar - and keep allowing them to steal - when all that's really happening is they're getting a free snack on us. They don't even have to be on their best behavior to get the treat!

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