allow for

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Verb1.allow for - make a possibility or provide opportunity forallow for - make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
yield, afford, give - be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
admit, allow - afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

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vi +prep objberücksichtigen; factor, cost, shrinkage, error alsoeinrechnen, einkalkulieren; allowing for the fact that …unter Berücksichtigung der Tatsache, dass …; after allowing fornach Berücksichtigung (+gen)
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Note: The Federal unified tax system and the gift and death tax systems of the various states all allow for certain amounts to be transferred free of transfer tax; these nontaxable transfers are not considered in this discussion.