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af·ford

 (ə-fôrd′)
tr.v. af·ford·ed, af·ford·ing, af·fords
1. To have the financial means for; bear the cost of: able to afford a new car.
2. To manage to spare or give up: can't afford an hour for lunch.
3. To manage or bear without disadvantage or risk to oneself: can afford to be tolerant.
4. To make available or have as a necessary feature; provide: a tree that affords ample shade; a sport affording good exercise.

[Middle English aforthen, from Old English geforthian, to carry out : ge-, perfective pref.; see yclept + forthian, to further (from forth, forth, forward; see per in Indo-European roots).]

af·ford′a·bil′i·ty (ə-fôr′də-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
af·ford′a·ble adj.
af·ford′a·bly adv.

af•ford•a•ble

(əˈfɔr də bəl, əˈfoʊr-)

adj.
considered to be within one's financial means.
[1865–70]
af•ford`a•bil′i•ty, n.
af•ford′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affordable - that you have the financial means foraffordable - that you have the financial means for; "low-cost housing"
cheap, inexpensive - relatively low in price or charging low prices; "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"

affordable

adjective inexpensive, fair, cheap, reasonable, moderate, modest, low-price, low-cost, economical beautiful clothes at affordable prices
inexpensive dear, expensive, costly, exorbitant, prohibitively expensive, unaffordable, uneconomical, beyond your means
Translations
cenově dostupný
overkommelig
edullinenhuokea
dostupan
手ごろな
감당할 수 있는
billig
สามารถซื้อได้
giá phải chăng

affordable

[əˈfɔːdəbl] ADJ [price] → razonable; [purchase] → posible

affordable

[əˈfɔːrdəbəl] adj [goods, shoes, clothes, car, holiday] → abordable; [price] → abordable; [rent, housing] → abordable
housing that is affordable for most people → des logements abordables pour la plupart des gens

affordable

adj, affordably
adv (= inexpensive) priceerschwinglich; (= reasonably priced)finanziell möglich or tragbar

affordable

[əˈfɔːdəbl] adj(che ha un prezzo) abbordabile

affordable

يُـمْكِنُ شِراؤه cenově dostupný overkommelig erschwinglich οικονομικά προσιτός asequible edullinen abordable dostupan accessibile 手ごろな 감당할 수 있는 betaalbaar rimelig przystępny de preço acessível по средствам billig สามารถซื้อได้ keseye uygun giá phải chăng 能付得起的

affordable

adj asequible; Affordable Care Act (US) Ley f de Asistencia Asequible, ley aprobada en 2010 para reformar aspectos disfuncionales del sistema de salud de los EEUU
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