December 03, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
permission /pɚˈmɪʃən/ noun
permission
/pɚˈmɪʃən/
noun
The girl is asking for permission to go play.
The girl is asking for permission to go play.
Learner's definition of PERMISSION

[noncount]

: the right or ability to do something that is given by someone who has the power to decide if it will be allowed or permitted

  • They got/received permission from the city to build an apartment complex.

  • The teacher gave me her permission to go home early.

  • He asked (for) my permission to paint his room.

  • You have my permission.

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