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
Melissa Redman, who leases the property and has operated the bar for about five years, had sought city permission to open a coffee shop in the building next door.
The Charlotte, N.C., bank, the second largest in the country by assets, received permission from the Federal Reserve Wednesday to boost its per-share dividend to 48 cents a year.
While federal land can only be prospected by accredited academics in possession of a permit, dinosaur bones found on private land are private property: Anybody can dig with the permission of the owner.
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To shut down the pipeline, Boasberg would have to invalidate the Corps’ permission for the project while the agency does its review.
The opposition held protests last year that forced the electoral commission to restructure its board and obtained this year a court’s permission tally ballots in a bid to counter any vote rigging.
Robyn Tice, a spokeswoman for Eaton Vance’s NextShares Solutions LLC unit, which markets the funds, confirmed Nationwide had filed to start a NextShares fund and for permission to offer further NextShares funds in the future.
A former Alabama pastor who was once fired for living in the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church in Irondale without permission has been arrested in Georgia for kidnapping, assault and feticide.
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Origin and Etymology of permission
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin permission-, permissio, from permittere
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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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