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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

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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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