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permission

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of permission

  1. the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something she asked for permission to have a piece of candy the President granted permission for the foreign diplomats to have special quarters Synonyms allowance, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, granting, green light, leave, license (or licence), sanction, sufferance, warrant Related Words imprimatur, seal, signature, stamp; accreditation, certification; liberty, pass; concession, patent, permit; tolerance, toleration; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent, OK (or okay); accord, grant Near Antonyms denial, refusal, rejection, revocation; taboo (also tabu); injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression; ban, embargo, exclusion Antonyms interdiction, prohibition, proscription



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