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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Granting or inclined or able to grant allowance; Not preventive.

Usage examples (34)
  • Direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive
  • They believe it is what they call a permissive environment that the Lebanese will cause them, obviously, no problem.
  • They believe and hope they're going into what they call permissive environment, but they are prepared for anything they say.
  • But they really have to operate in what the military calls a permissive environment. for more
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