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permissible

Syllabification: per·mis·si·ble
Pronunciation: /pərˈmisəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of permissible in English:

adjective

Permitted; allowed: it is permissible to edit and rephrase the statement
More example sentences
  • This ensures that the bacterial content of food remains within permissible limits.
  • It will just be a matter of the device beeping when the degree of flexion exceeds permissible limits.
  • In general, all the evaluated parameters are below the permissible limits established by the norm.
Synonyms
permitted, allowable, allowed, acceptable, legal, lawful, legitimate, admissible, licit, authorized, sanctioned, tolerated
informal legit, OK

Origin

late Middle English: from medieval Latin permissibilis, from permiss- 'allowed', from the verb permittere (see permit1).

Derivatives

permissibility

1
Pronunciation: /-ˌmisəˈbilitē/
noun
Example sentences
  • The outcome of the act - whether it is beneficial or detrimental for the child - is irrelevant for judging its permissibility.
  • Up to date advice should be sought regarding the advisability and permissibility of travelling into any of these countries.
  • However, the permissibility of blood donation and blood transfusion is determined by the following conditions.

permissibly

2
adverb
Example sentences
  • The latter may permissibly be done provided compensation is paid to any victim who suffers harm as a result of having one's rights infringed.
  • The Federal Parliament has apparently taken the view, permissibly or impermissibly, that this is an important thing.
  • Certain categories of information may permissibly be exempted from the rule of disclosure.

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