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permit

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɜːmɪt/
an official document that allows you to do something or go somewhere: grant/apply for/issue a permit The agency declined to issue a permit.permit for sth The permit for exploratory drilling is good for 30 days.permit to do sth Retailers need a permit to sell fireworks.
→  See also building permit , construction permit , export permit , import permit , residence permit , work permit
Translations of “permit”
in Korean 허가증…
in Arabic تَصْريح…
in Portuguese permissão, licença…
in Catalan permís, llicència…
in Japanese 許可証…
in Italian permesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 許可證,特許證…
in Russian разрешение…
in Turkish izin belgesi, ruhsat, permi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 许可证,特许证…
in Polish pozwolenie, zezwolenie…
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