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

Definition of permissible

  1. :  that may be permitted :  allowable

permissibility

play \-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

permissibleness

play \-ˈmi-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun

permissibly

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of permissible in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of permissible

Middle English, from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from Latin permissus, past participle of permittere


First Known Use: 15th century


PERMISSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

permissible

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

Definition of permissible for English Language Learners

  • : allowed or permitted by laws or rules



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