permit (of)

as in to admit (of)
to make possible especially to the exclusion of other possibilities the photo is too grainy to permit of anything more than a slight enlargement

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“Permit (of).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/permit%20%28of%29. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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