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per·mis·si·ble

 (pər-mĭs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Permitted; allowable: permissible tax deductions; permissible behavior in school.

per·mis′si·bil′i·ty, per·mis′si·ble·ness n.
per·mis′si·bly adv.

permissible

(pəˈmɪsəbəl)
adj
permitted; allowable
perˌmissiˈbility n
perˈmissibly adv

per•mis•si•ble

(pərˈmɪs ə bəl)

adj.
capable of being permitted; allowable.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin permissibilis. See permission, -ible]
per•mis`si•bil′i•ty, n.
per•mis′si•bly, adv.

permissible

permissive
1. 'permissible'

If something is permissible, you are allowed to have it or do it, because it does not break any rules, laws, or conventions.

Towing caravans up to 2.30m wide are permissible in Norway.
I understood that it was permissible to ask a question.
2. 'permissive'

A permissive society or person tolerates things which some people disapprove of, especially freedom of sexual behaviour.

We live in a permissive age.
Baby-boomers are realising that their permissive approach didn't work.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.permissible - that may be permitted especially as according to rule; "permissible behavior in school"; "a permissible tax deduction"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"
impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"
2.permissible - that may be accepted or conceded; "a kind of speculation that was permissible in cosmology but inadmissible in medicine"
admissible - deserving to be admitted; "admissible evidence"

permissible

adjective permitted, acceptable, legitimate, legal, all right, sanctioned, proper, authorized, lawful, allowable, kosher (informal), admissible, legit (slang), licit, O.K. or okay (informal) He said it was not permissible to postpone the case any longer.
banned, illegal, forbidden, prohibited, unlawful, illicit, unauthorized

permissible

adjective
Capable of being allowed:
Slang: kosher.
Translations

permissible

[pəˈmɪsəbl] ADJlícito
it is not permissible to do thatno se permite hacer eso
would it be permissible to say that ...?¿podríamos decir que ...?

permissible

[pərˈmɪsəbəl] adjadmissible
the maximum permissible levels of radiation → les niveaux maximums de radiations admissibles

permissible

adj
erlaubt (for sb jdm); legally permissiblegesetzlich erlaubt; the maximum permissible levels of radiationdie maximal zulässige Strahlenbelastung
(= acceptable)annehmbar

permissible

[pəˈmɪsɪbl] adj (action) → permesso/a; (behaviour) → accettabile; (attitude) → ammissibile, permissibile
it is not permissible to do that → non è permesso farlo

permissible

a. permisible; permitido-a, admitido-a.
References in classic literature ?
We had no footmen to hold our things, and it was not permissible to take them into the concert-room; but there were some men and women to take charge of them for us.
In the same way, since in action it frequently happens that no delay is permissible, it is very certain that, when it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to act according to what is most probable; and even although we should not remark a greater probability in one opinion than in another, we ought notwithstanding to choose one or the other, and afterwards consider it, in so far as it relates to practice, as no longer dubious, but manifestly true and certain, since the reason by which our choice has been determined is itself possessed of these qualities.
In the provinces it was not permissible to be original: being original means having ideas that are not understood by others; the provinces demand equality of mind as well as equality of manners and customs.
This latter alternative is always permissible, therefore I could have used my short-sword, my dagger, my hatchet, or my fists had I wished, and been entirely within my rights, but I could not use firearms or a spear while he held only his long-sword.
The queen attributed this joyous feeling to the beauty of the fete, to the pleasure she had experienced in the ballet; and as it is not permissible to contradict a queen, whether she smile or weep, everybody expatiated on the gallantry of the aldermen of the city of Paris.
But suppose one pass, as is permissible in philology, from the word itself to its softened synonym, then, instead of committing an ignoble assassination you make an `elimination;' you merely and simply remove from your path the individual who is in your way, and that without shock or violence, without the display of the sufferings which, in the case of becoming a punishment, make a martyr of the victim, and a butcher, in every sense of the word, of him who inflicts them.
If it is permissible to criticise the absent, I should say he had a little too much of the sense of insecurity which is so invaluable in a seaman.
Moreover, I had always drawn sharp distinctions between a game which is de mauvais genre and a game which is permissible to a decent man.
Besides, what can be more permissible than to write to an old friend of twelve years' standing, particularly when the letter begins with the words `Monsieur Raoul'?
Yes," said Holmes; "I think that both inferences are permissible.
The scheme had already reached the stage in which it was permissible to hire an office and engage a secretary, and he had been deputed to expound the scheme to Mary, and make her an offer of the Secretaryship, to which, as a matter of principle, a small salary was attached.
Ridley conjectured that it was now permissible for him to take his leave.