permission

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) enPR: pərmĭ'shən, IPA: /pəˈmɪʃən/
  • (US) enPR: pərmĭ'shən, IPA: /pɚˈmɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: per‧mis‧sion

Noun[change]

Singular
permission

Plural
permissions

  1. (countable & uncountable) If you have permission to do something, then the person who has authority over you or over that thing allows you to do it.
    My father gave me permission to go to the city.

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