Definition of permissible in English:

permissible

Line breaks: per|mis¦sible
Pronunciation: /pəˈmɪsɪb(ə)l
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

permissibility

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More 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

adverb
More 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.

Origin

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

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