German English Dictionary

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dürfen in English:

1. allowed


No drinkers allowed.
The reason the Northern and Southern Dynasties had failed in their rule was that they allowed literary splendor to surpass real substance.
At the same time, they allowed themselves to be duped and led in circles by a structure of politicians and bureaucrats.
The presidential campaign starts getting speed. All moves will be allowed. There will be blood!
Brilliant papers by Comrade Stalin allowed Soviet linguistics to take the leading position in the world.
He was allowed to participate in the competition. (On był dopuszczony do wzięcia udziału w zawodach.) It's not allowed! My cat won't be allowed in the kitchen. (Mój kot nie będzie dopuszczony do kuchni.)
1. Are you allowed...? / 2. Allowed to do... / 3. Allowed to join...
Russell's books should be bound in two colours, those dealing with mathematical logic in red — and all students of philosophy should read them; those dealing with ethics and politics in blue — and no one should be allowed to read them.
Fresh-water fish include some designated as protected species. You're not allowed to catch or buy them.
The judge, though a stickler for the dignity of the bench, was a great pipe smoker and allowed the attorneys the privilege of smoking in court.
On tests, I don't know how free a translation would be allowed.
While long-term credit banks are authorized by law to issue bonds to raise fund, they are not allowed to take deposits the way ordinary banks are.
That's why: what's allowed is allowed, what's forbidden is forbidden, what's impossible is impossible, and what's possible is that which is allowed.

English word "dürfen"(allowed) occurs in sets:

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