verb (used with object), per·mit·ted, per·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), per·mit·ted, per·mit·ting.
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OTHER WORDS FROM permitper·mit·tee [pur-mi-tee], /ˌpɜr mɪˈti/, nounper·mit·ter, nounun·per·mit·ting, adjective
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How to use permit in a sentence
The permit marks the last significant regulatory hurdle for developers of the Waimanalo property, which according to building permits will include three new single-family homes, two pools and a guard post.Oceanfront Property Tied to Obama Granted Exemption From Hawaii’s Environmental Laws|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|November 18, 2020|ProPublica
In the motion it filed Wednesday, the Corps said that it had identified a portion of its permit analysis under the Clean Water Act that needs to be reevaluated.Permit for Controversial $9 Billion Plastics Plant in “Chemical Alley” to Be Put on Hold|by Lylla Younes|November 5, 2020|ProPublica
Customs told us that only the person’s name — that’s Nathalie — on the soon-to-expire temporary import permit can take the car out.
The National Park Service is considering permit applications from several organizations with various views on the election.D.C. police and businesses prepare for possible Election Day unrest|Peter Hermann, Emily Davies|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
The investment comes after Maryland’s secretary of the environment denied a permit last year for a solar farm that Georgetown wanted to build in rural Charles County.Georgetown University to power campus with electricity from solar plants|Lauren Lumpkin|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Some border points are closed and they are not permitting all refugees to enter.
Most ominously, a law permitting the use of Russian as an official language in select regions was revoked.
The sequester hurt the budget for BLM and has slowed down permitting.Government Shuts Down and Private Sector Feels the Pain, Too|Daniel Gross|October 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Another, dubbed Constitutional Carry, would eliminate any special permitting for gun owners.
And states like Kansas and Utah actually passed laws permitting adults to carry guns in schools.
The little Pontellier boys were permitting them to do so, and making their authority felt.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He supported me consistently, permitting no one but himself to interfere with anything I thought it right to do.
Messrs. Thomas Nelson and Sons have generously co-operated in permitting the use of the best translation.His Last Week|William E. Barton
I find that some captains have begun to give money at the next port, instead of permitting this day of misrule.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Annexations of this kind are called trade fixtures and the law is liberal in permitting their removal.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles