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
Colorado has what is called a permissible inference law.
Shaffer, an arm of Crete, advertises permissible 65-mile-per-hour cruise speeds.
Coach Cathy George believed the permissible amount had changed from $15 to $20.
Fans may also use the clear bag and clutch to carry these items and other permissible items.
To limit the abuse of government power, conservatives must demand that our political leaders provide a strong, constitutionally permissible, justification for laws and regulations.
Tech giants like Facebook are largely left to decide for themselves how to arbitrate what is said on their platforms: what speech is permissible or not, whether to flag propaganda or not, and how to regulate advertisements.
And as coach, the board concluded, Randy Edsall would be in a position of financial influence over his son, his son's supervisors and even potential competitors on the staff — none of which is permissible.
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Origin and Etymology of permissible
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Antonymsbanned, barred, forbidden, impermissible, inadmissible, interdicted, prohibited, proscribed, verboten
Related Wordsacceptable, bearable, endurable, tolerable; accredited, allowed, authorized, certified, endorsed (also indorsed), licensed, OK (or okay), permitted, sanctioned, warranted; lawful, legal, licit; mandatory, ordered, required
Near Antonymsintolerable, unacceptable, unbearable, unendurable; objectionable; denied, disallowed, refused, rejected, vetoed; repressed, suppressed; outlawed
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