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ALLOW Definition & Legal Meaning

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To grant, approve, or permit; as to allow an appeal or a marriage; to allow an account. Also to give a fit portion out of a larger property or fund. Thurman v. Adams. S2 Miss. 204. 33 South. 944; Chamberlain v. Putnam. 10 S. D. 300, 73 N. W. 201 ; People v. Gilroy, 82 Hun, 500, 31 N. Y. Supp. 770; Hinds v. Marmolejo. 60 Cal. 231 ; Straus v. Wanamaker, 175 Pa. 213. 34 Atl. 652.


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