permission

permission
per|mis|sion
W3S2 [pəˈmıʃən US pər-] n [U]
when someone is officially allowed to do something
You must ask permission before taking any photographs inside the church.
They didn't have permission to cross the frontier.
Who gave him permission to leave class early?
permission from
He obtained permission from his boss before talking to the press.
permission for
the Council's decision to refuse permission for the development
Pages should not be copied without the permission of the publisher.
With your permission , I should like to visit Mrs Thorne myself.
The paintings are reproduced by kind permission of the National Gallery.
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COLLOCATES for sense 1
ask/request/apply for permission
give/grant permission
get/obtain/receive permission
have permission (to do something)
refuse/deny (somebody) permission
with/without (somebody's) permission
special/written permission
by kind permission of somebody formal (=used for saying who allowed something)
HINT sense 1
Permission is an uncountable noun. Do not say 'a permission' or 'the permission'.
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  • permission — [ pɛrmisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1404; par la Dieu permission « par la volonté de Dieu » 1180; lat. permissio 1 ♦ Action de permettre; son résultat. ⇒ autorisation. Demander, obtenir, donner la permission de faire qqch. ⇒ acquiescement, consentement. Agir… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • permission — per‧mis‧sion [pəˈmɪʆn ǁ pər ] noun [countable, uncountable] when someone is officially told that they are allowed to do something: permission to do something • The Board denied the company permission to build the pipeline. • The officer approved …   Financial and business terms

  • permission — Permission. s. f. Pouvoir, liberté, licence de faire, de dire &c. Il a une permission du Roy pour telle chose. il faut avoir, il faut obtenir la permission de l Evesque, cela ne se peut sans permission. on luy a donné permission de.... le Roy luy …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • permission — I noun acquiescence, allowance, approval, assent, authority, authorization, blessing, concurrence, consent, copia, countenance, facultas, formal consent, full authority, grace, leave, license, potestas, sanction, tolerance, visa associated… …   Law dictionary

  • Permission — may be: * Permission (philosophy), ethical conceptLaw: * Planning permission, British property status * Intellectual property: ** Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer ** Permission cultureCreative works: * La Permission , novel *… …   Wikipedia

  • permission — permission, leave, sufferance denote the sanction which enables one to do something that requires the consent of those in authority. Permission is the ordinary term except in some conventional phrases; it commonly implies the power or authority… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Permission — Per*mis sion, n. [L. permissio: cf. F. permission. See {Permit}.] The act of permitting or allowing; formal consent; authorization; leave; license or liberty granted. [1913 Webster] High permission of all ruling Heaven. Milton. [1913 Webster] You …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • permission — et congé, Permissus, huius permissus, Permissio, Concessus, huius concessus. Permission de dire ou de faire ce qu on veut, sans en estre reprins ne puni, Licentia. Permission et puissance de pouvoir user des chevaux destinez aux postes publiques …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • permission — [pər mish′ən] n. [ME < MFr < L permissio < pp. of permittere] the act of permitting; esp., formal consent; leave; license [permission to go] …   English World dictionary

  • Permission — Permission,die:⇨Erlaubnis(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • permission — (n.) early 15c., from L. permissionem (nom. permissio), noun of action from pp. stem of permittere (see PERMIT (Cf. permit) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

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