impermissible

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

Definition of impermissible

:not permissible

impermissibility

play \ˌim-pər-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

impermissibly

play \ˌim-pər-ˈmi-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of impermissible in a Sentence

  1. Such behavior is impermissible under the new guidelines.

  2. an impermissible breach of etiquette

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First Known Use of impermissible

1858


IMPERMISSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

impermissible

adjective

Definition of impermissible for English Language Learners

  • : not allowed or permitted : not permissible


Law Dictionary

impermissible

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

legal Definition of impermissible

:not permissible

impermissibly

adverb


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