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English definition of “permission”


noun [U]    /pərˈmɪʃ·ən/
the act of allowing someone to do something, or of allowing something to happen: Parents have to give their permission for their children to go on school trips. [+ to infinitive] We had to get permission (= approval) from the city to build an extension to our house. permissible    /pərˈmɪs·ə·bəl/ adjective It is no longer permissible for athletic programs in universities to give a lot more money for men’s sports than for women’s sports.
(Definition of permission noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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