1. [nopass]to have enough money or time to be able to buy or to do sth
  2. [nopass]~ to do sth if you say that youcan't afford to do sth, you mean that you should not do it because it will cause problems for you if you do

What does the [nopass] mean in the dictionary's explanation?

  • I don't know of any dictionary that would use those definitions—especially the second one. Apr 9, 2019 at 7:19

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Ok.. It seems that it means [no passive]. I am using a bad dictionary.

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