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Definition: Afford


Full Definition of Afford

1. Being able to financially support the cost of something. “John will be able to afford the tuition thanks to the grant money he received from his state.” 2. Unable to give up or do without. “Crystal cannot afford to miss another day from work.”

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Afford. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 02, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Afford. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 02, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Afford. Retrieved December 02, 2021
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Afford are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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