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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an acceptable or allowable manner.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : a permissible amount of sentimentality under the circumstances; Such behavior is not permissible!
  • It should cover those who in this circumstance would have been permissibly under active interrogation.
  • Double effect is silent about cases in which a small harm might permissibly be brought about as a means to a good end.
  • Aldous Huxley famously compared Lake Atitlán to Lake Como, writing that it "touches the limit of the permissibly picturesque." for more
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