[ per-mish-uhn ]
/ pərˈmɪʃ ən /
authorization granted to do something; formal consent: to ask permission to leave the room.
the act of permitting.
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Origin of permission
OTHER WORDS FROM permissionper·mis·sioned, adjectiveper·mis·so·ry [per-mis-uh-ree], /pərˈmɪs ə ri/, adjectivenon·per·mis·sion, nounself-per·mis·sion, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH permissionacquiescence, permission
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British Dictionary definitions for permission
/ (pəˈmɪʃən) /
authorization to do something
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