permissible

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

Definition of permissible

:that may be permitted :allowable

permissibility

play \pər-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

permissibleness

play \pər-ˈmi-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun

permissibly

play \pər-ˈmi-sə-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

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Origin and Etymology of permissible

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


PERMISSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

permissible

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adjective

Definition of permissible for English Language Learners

  • : allowed or permitted by laws or rules



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