Origin of permission
Examples from the Web for permission
The pilot asked air-traffic control for permission to climb from 32,000 to 38,000 feet to avoid the bad weather.
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He wrote about their time together for the April 1982 issue of Esquire (and the piece appears here with the author's permission).Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I have your permission to consider myself as engaged to her?The Small House at Allington|Anthony Trollope
She instantly comprehended his permission and threw herself into her lover's embrace.Monte-Cristo's Daughter|Edmund Flagg
With Father Richeome's and even Bayle's permission, that is not at all the position of the matter.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire
All they asked for was individual liberty and permission to pray to the God of their choice.The Cathedrals of Northern Spain|Charles Rudy
Hendricks, upon receiving my permission, sprang to one of the two ports in the navigating room and unshuttered it.Vampires of Space|Sewell Peaslee Wright
early 15c., from Latin permissionem (nominative permissio), noun of action from past participle stem of permittere (see permit (v.)).