authorization granted to do something; formal consent: to ask permission to leave the room.
the act of permitting.
- per·mis·sioned, adjective
- per·mis·so·ry [per-mis-uh-ree], /pərˈmɪs ə ri/, adjective
- non·per·mis·sion, noun
- self-per·mis·sion, noun
- acquiescence, permission
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How to use permission in a sentence
Sergey Toshin, founder of Oversecured, told TechCrunch, that the malicious app could also hijack TikTok’s app permissions, allowing it access to the Android device’s camera, microphone and private data on the device, like photos and videos.TikTok fixes Android bugs that could have led to account hijacks | Zack Whittaker | September 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
In the past, if she wanted to stand up in her physical classroom, she had to first ask permission.Healthy screen time is one challenge of distance learning | Kathryn Hulick | September 11, 2020 | Science News For Students
He blogs at The Splintered Mind, where this post originally appeared and is reprinted here with permission.Believing in Monsters: David Livingstone Smith on the Subhuman - Facts So Romantic | Eric Schwitzgebel | September 11, 2020 | Nautilus
In the case of 1Password on Android, you’ll need to make sure that you’ve enabled permissions in the Accessibility menu in Settings.
The bill would have allowed single-family home owners to build duplexes on their lot, without requiring special permission.Morning Report: Hotel Workers Want Their Jobs Back | Voice of San Diego | September 8, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Parents who want to transfer custody of a child to someone other than a relative must seek permission from a judge.
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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The preacher gave sheriff deputies permission to search his SUV but warned them “there was something bad” inside.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault | M.L. Nestel | December 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) | Charles Dickens
We idlers had permission granted us to land and visit the town, in which, however, we found but little to admire.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
She had hidden his hat and would insist on his playing; that was, if I did not mind and her uncle gave his permission.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
The nod of assent was given, and the permission put in force with hearty good will.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
"You must promise never again to leave without permission, or this is your last scout with me," said Harry, sternly.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for permission
authorization to do something
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