Examples of permissible in a Sentence
deployment overseas would be regarded as a permissible reason for late filing by members of the military
Recent Examples of permissible from the Web
In November 2016, the EPA issued an advisory recommending a permissible limit in drinking water for PFOA and PFOS — the same two chemicals found in the groundwater in and near the Tyco site.
But critics who are slower to forgive say that Graham's comments, made from a position of power, made intolerance permissible.
Congress’s decision to provide the C.F.P.B. director a degree of insulation reflects its permissible judgment that civil regulation of consumer financial protection should be kept one step removed from political winds and presidential will.
Are there any permissible excuses being unhealthy or out of shape?
McCain has long argued that the CIA's techniques were outside what was permissible by laws and international treaties.
What degree of cross-ownership is permissible: should Verizon Communications Inc. be allowed to own Yahoo , or Walt Disney Co. to control FiveThirtyEight?
Presumably, the company believed that revealing our friends’ likes was still permissible, because the social network kept at it for another four years.
This language means that if Ollie helped to arrange a payment to a recruit, or knew an assistant coach made such arrangements and failed to report it, a just cause firing would be permissible.
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Origin and Etymology of permissible
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of permissible for English Language Learners
: allowed or permitted by laws or rules
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