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: that may be permitted : allowable
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banned, barred, forbidden, impermissible, inadmissible, interdicted, prohibited, proscribed, verboten
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15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from Latin permissus, past participle of permittere
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: allowed or permitted by laws or rules
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a knickknack or trinket
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