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Afford

To be able to buy something. Theoretically, one can afford anything so long as one has the money to purchase it. However, affordability is subjective to a certain extent, depending on one's other obligations, wants and needs. See also: Expensive, Cheap.
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THE BIGHT TO BASIC HEALTH CARE IS AFFORDED TO EVERY CITIZEN OF TILE UNITED STATES.
3) Because the protections afforded individuals under these constitutional provisions differ, it is critical that law enforcement officers understand the provisions and appropriately apply their protections.
Subsequent assignments have afforded me repeated exposure to the program, resulting in a body of work of which I am very fond.
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Nasche(5) ruled that a release form signed by an applicant for government employment afforded an absolute privilege against a defamation action, even if statements of the former employer were made maliciously.
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