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allowed

[uh-loud] /əˈlaʊd/
adjective
1.
Physics. involving a change in quantum numbers, permitted by the selection rules:
allowed transition.
Origin
allow + -ed2
Related forms
unallowed, adjective
Can be confused
allowed, allude, aloud, elude.
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Word Origin and History for un allowed

allowed

adj.

late 14c., "praised;" mid-15c., "assigned as a due share;" late 15c., "permitted," past participle adjective from allow.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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