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permissible

[per-mis-uh-buh l] /pərˈmɪs ə bəl/
adjective
1.
that can be permitted; allowable:
a permissible amount of sentimentality under the circumstances; Such behavior is not permissible!
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin permissibilis. See permission, -ible
Related forms
permissibility, permissibleness, noun
permissibly, adverb
nonpermissibility, noun
nonpermissible, adjective
nonpermissibly, adverb
unpermissible, adjective
unpermissibly, adverb
Synonyms
allowed, sanctioned, lawful, legal, tolerated.
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British Dictionary definitions for permissibly

permissible

/pəˈmɪsəbəl/
adjective
1.
permitted; allowable
Derived Forms
permissibility, noun
permissibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for permissibly

permissible

adj.

early 15c., from Old French permissible (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from permiss-, past participle stem of Latin permittere (see permit (v.)).

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