impermissible

adjective
im·​per·​mis·​si·​ble | \ ˌim-pər-ˈmi-sə-bəl How to pronounce impermissible (audio) \

Definition of impermissible

: not permissible

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Other Words from impermissible

impermissibility \ ˌim-​pər-​ˌmi-​sə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce impermissible (audio) \ noun
impermissibly \ ˌim-​pər-​ˈmi-​sə-​blē How to pronounce impermissible (audio) \ adverb

Examples of impermissible in a Sentence

Such behavior is impermissible under the new guidelines. an impermissible breach of etiquette
Recent Examples on the Web In lieu of hard information, Austin’s stand-down merely focused on service members recommitting to the oath of service and reviewing impermissible behaviors. Talia Lavin, The New Republic, 17 May 2021 Smith said that determination ruled out any NCAA violation for extra or impermissible benefits. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 13 May 2021 In a reversal of an earlier decision, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Rita Lin found that of nine Asian potential jurors public defender Max Breecker dismissed during peremptory challenges, three were excused for impermissible reasons. Megan Cassidy, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 Apr. 2021 The dynasty’s last crisis was over a matter of the heart: When George VI’s brother, Edward, abdicated in order to marry an American divorcee—an impermissible entanglement for the head of the Church of England. Time, 9 Apr. 2021 The 2022 draft will have only 59 picks after the Bucks were docked their second-rounder for that year as punishment for what the league deemed impermissible contact with Bogdanovic before free agency began in November. New York Times, 7 Apr. 2021 Once a hot coaching property, Sampson faced a five-year NCAA show-cause penalty for impermissible phone calls and texts during his time at Oklahoma and Indiana. Chuck Carlton, Dallas News, 2 Apr. 2021 Most centered around hundreds of impermissible phone calls to recruits. Eddie Pells, Star Tribune, 1 Apr. 2021 Most centered around hundreds of impermissible phone calls to recruits. Eddie Pells, Chron, 1 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of impermissible

1829, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of impermissible was in 1829

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22 May 2021

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“Impermissible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impermissible. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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impermissible

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of impermissible

formal : not allowed or permitted : not permissible

impermissible

adjective
im·​per·​mis·​si·​ble | \ ˌim-pər-ˈmi-sə-bəl How to pronounce impermissible (audio) \

Legal Definition of impermissible

: not permissible

Other Words from impermissible

impermissibly adverb

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