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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. to allow

    To concede a destined portion of stores, &c.

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  1. to allowverb

    To give permission

    It is wise to allow public vehicle spaces in the village as people use them responsibly just when required

    Submitted by MaryC on January 31, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of to allow in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of to allow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Perry Brass:

    Although computers allow people to talk at the speed of light, no one talks that fast.

  2. Manager Rachel Haworth:

    If attendees can only submit questions in advance and cannot 'raise their hand' and ask them in real time, this could allow companies to cherry-pick which questions they answer.

  3. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi:

    The facts that we have gathered cannot be ignored, they cannot be dismissed and are, frankly, appalling, and, more importantly, our community cannot allow them to be repeated.

  4. Harry Reid:

    I have never seen debate shut down as aggressively as when Senator McConnell refused to allow Democratic senators to debate their own amendments for a single minute, i’m disappointed that so far, the Republican Senate has spent all of its time on a special-interest giveaway to help a Canadian oil company ship foreign oil overseas.

  5. Vassilis Koliatsos:

    And because of the way vasculature is organized in the brain, most of this damage happens in the front of the brain - what we call the frontal lobes. And that's very important because this is the site, the center, of the executive functions of the brain. Functions that allow you to put your life together, organize, plan ahead, understand abstract. And you can imagine this can make your life difficult.

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