Examples of permission in a Sentence
They got permission from the city to build an apartment complex.
The teacher gave me her permission to go home early.
Origin and Etymology of permission
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin permission-, permissio, from permittere
First Known Use: 15th century
PERMISSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of permission for English Language Learners
: the right or ability to do something that is given by someone who has the power to decide if it will be allowed or permitted
PERMISSION Defined for Kids
Definition of permission for Students
: the approval of a person in authority I have permission to leave early.
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