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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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Another legal benefit of affording due process prior to adverse personnel actions was set forth in a June 1992 article in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, which examined an employer's potential liability for disclosing information that infringes a former employee's constitutionally protected liberty interest.
Vineyard has been able to consolidate several of Rancho's client relationships with its increased lending resources, while also affording them additional cash management services not previously available.
The burden of affording health care is greatest for low-wage workers, particularly for those who have a chronic illness," said Marian Mulkey, senior program officer for CHCF's Health Insurance Program.
Innovative benefit plan designs for individuals and families with difficulty affording more traditional health plans are also improving access to health coverage for the uninsured, based on the experience of LifeWise Health Plan of Washington.
Total lottery sales have approximated $2 billion in each year since inception, affording $800-$900 million annually to the EETF.
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.