Origin of permissible
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[But] it is permissible to separate them if the children are grown and mature.
Question 7: Is it permissible to separate a mother from her children through [the act of] buying and selling?
The consensus leans toward forbidding it, though some people of knowledge think it permissible.
(2) If a creative professional wants to volunteer to help a for-profit business, that is permissible.
Halal means “permissible” in Arabic and refers to food that does not contain alcohol and pork.
It is permissible to vary the chase by running away from the immediate vicinity of the circle.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
It is permissible to bury the name in the middle of one longer word, but it is better to spread it over two or three.What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
In this year, and in the digits tests of later years, this is not permissible.The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman
Certainly he may not, except in those rare cases where vasectomy is permissible as described above.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Such variations would seem to be permissible when the acceptance of the payment in kind is left optional with the workmen.The Settlement of Wage Disputes|Herbert Feis
early 15c., from Old French permissible (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from permiss-, past participle stem of Latin permittere (see permit (v.)).