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permissive

adjective

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often disapproving giving people a lot of freedom or too much freedom to do what they want to do
  • permissive parents
  • Some states have more permissive laws than others.

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The first known use of permissive was in the 15th century

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permissions

permissive

permissiveness

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“Permissive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/permissive. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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