permissible

[per-mis-uh-buhl]
adjective
that can be permitted; allowable: a permissible amount of sentimentality under the circumstances; Such behavior is not permissible!

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin permissibilis. See permission, -ible

permissibility, permissibleness, noun
permissibly, adverb
nonpermissibility, noun
nonpermissible, adjective
nonpermissibly, adverb
unpermissible, adjective
unpermissibly, adverb


allowed, sanctioned, lawful, legal, tolerated.
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permissible (pəˈmɪsəbəl)
 
adj
permitted; allowable
 
permissi'bility
 
n
 
per'missibly
 
adv

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Example sentences
Review your rental agreement and ask your property manager about permissible
  improvements.
It is permissible for editors to be biased but don't make it too obvious.
Too much, probably, if our cars' maximum permissible load ratings are any
  indication.
The question is whether these managers crossed the line from permissible spin
  to willful misrepresentation.
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