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
One day, Margarete got permission from occupying forces to walk three miles to a farm to pick up her family’s ration of 2 pints of milk.
And the New York Times’ Richard Paddock reports that the FBI has asked to speak to her — but hasn’t gotten permission to do so from Thai authorities.
Philanthropist and entrepreneur Naveen Jain founded Moon Express, the first private company to get permission to land on the moon.
When apps tried to use location data, Apple would first get permission from the user.
House Bill 661, which Rep. Ted James, D-Baton Rouge, has sponsored, would allow drug users to turn in used needles and get clean ones without first getting permission from the local government, which is currently required.
Much of the reason for the delay has been getting permission to use federal or state areas for the experiment.
The group -- made up of high school, middle school and some elementary school kids (who got parental permission to join) -- spent Saturday evening bonding, making posters and fueling themselves with Mexican food.
The legal battle to get permission from a federal judge to allow Gardendale to form its own system ended with courts declaring there were racial motives - keeping the schools mostly white - behind the idea in the city of about 14,000.
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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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