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planning permission

noun [U] uk   UK us  
official agreement that something new can be built or an existing building can be changed
Translations of “planning permission”
in Chinese (Traditional) (建造或改建房屋的)建築許可…
in Chinese (Simplified) (建造或改建房屋的)建筑许可…
(Definition of planning permission from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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