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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An authoritative or official certificate of permission; License:

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: An authoritative or official certificate of permission; License:. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To allow to do something; To tolerate; To afford opportunity.

Usage examples (38)
  • Do you have your driver's permit yet?
  • Verb (used without object) : Write when time permits. ,statements that permit of no denial
  • Noun : a fishing permit
  • Any time limit on such a permit is an infringment. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''permit" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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