Definition of allow for phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

allow for

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

allow for somebody

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allow for something

 
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 to consider or include somebody/something when calculating something It will take about an hour to get there, allowing for traffic delays. All these factors must be allowed for.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: allow for