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permissible

permissible

adjective per·mis·si·ble \pər-ˈmi-sə-bəl\

: allowed or permitted by laws or rules

Full Definition of PERMISSIBLE

:  that may be permitted :  allowable
per·mis·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
per·mis·si·ble·ness \-ˈmi-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
per·mis·si·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of PERMISSIBLE

  1. <deployment overseas would be regarded as a permissible reason for late filing by members of the military>

Origin of PERMISSIBLE

Middle English, from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from Latin permissus, past participle of permittere
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with PERMISSIBLE

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