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.
Recent Examples of permission from the Web
The Aquarius, a boat operated by the aid groups SOS Mediterranee Sea and Doctors Without Borders, was stuck off the coast of Sicily last Saturday when Italy refused permission to dock and demanded Malta do so.
The New York Times repeatedly requested permission to enter the rebel area during the World Cup but was denied.
The freedom and permission to write your own story.
Peters had the intern’s consent to snap the picture but posted it on Facebook without asking permission.
Until last month, attorneys were required to file all documents privately in his courtroom, to be revealed only with the judge’s permission.
Lime's lime-green scooters appeared in early May — but without permission to store them on city sidewalks, city officials said in ordering the company to stop operating after the first day.
Apple’s new guidelines out last week state that apps receiving users’ permission to access contact lists and photos can’t build databases with that information or sell it to third parties.
With her father’s permission, Gwennie transferred to a drama school.
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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
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