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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of allowing or authorizing.

Usage examples (36)
  • Do it. It is easier to ask forgiveness than to gain permission.
  • He asked permission to leave
  • Had to obtain permission from the Federal government before we could get married.
  • The state forced me to obtain permission from the man that deserted me and my three daughters. for more
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