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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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Total lottery sales have approximated $2 billion in each year since inception, affording over $800 million annually to the EETF based on the allocation.
It's the right approach for addressing issues and affording stakeholders and interested parties an opportunity to participate in Niagara's relicensing.
Studies show American families are more worried about affording a college education for their children than they are about their own retirement.
com will continue to help hundreds of families each year achieve their goals of affording a quality education.
Total lottery sales have approximated $2 billion in each year since inception, affording around $800 million annually to the EETF based on the allocation.