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permissible

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

Simple Definition of permissible

  • : allowed or permitted by laws or rules

Full Definition of permissible

  1. :  that may be permitted :  allowable

per·mis·si·bil·i·ty play \-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
per·mis·si·ble·ness play \-ˈmi-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
per·mis·si·bly play \-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



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