Translation of permissive in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /pərˈmɪsɪv; pəˈmɪsɪv/


  • [parent/attitude] permisivo, indulgente the permissive society la sociedad permisiva
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    • We seem to be living in a much more permissive society than our parents and grandparents did.
    • We live in a society today far more permissive than the one my parents grew up in.
    • Two men, you might argue, played a much greater part in creating the permissive, liberal society, and neither of them were baby boomers.

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