by-your-leave

[bahy-yer-leev]
noun
an apology for not having sought permission.

Origin:
1910–15

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by-your-leave
 
n
a request for permission (esp in the phrase without so much as a by-your-leave)

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The workplace is changing without waiting for a by-your-leave from technology.
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