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
British Dictionary definitions for permission
Word Origin and History for permission
early 15c., from Latin permissionem (nominative permissio), noun of action from past participle stem of permittere (see permit (v.)).