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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 ?
It's permissable for anyone, I should hope, to defend himself and I never allow anyone to use violence to me on principle, for it's an act of despotism.
"Everything seems to be permissable for the Japanese prosecutor for whom the game is as much not to lose face as to sabotage the French influence on Nissan by protecting its current management with whom he has reached a secret deal," Zimeray charged.
One moment it's the hottest day ever recorded and we're all craving air-con, the next it's pouring down in a downpour and we're wondering if it's permissable to put the heating on for an hour.
One moment it's the hottest day ever recorded and we're all craving air-con, the next it's pouring down caught in a downpour and we're wondering if it's permissable to put the heating on for an hour.
The baggage allowance is so low that even the smallest items exceed the permissable limit."
"In Europe the maximum permissable value … is much too high," said Lelieveld and co-author Prof.
Living in dose: Nuclear work and the politics of permissable exposure.
Judge Edward Bindloss said: "The defendant is aware, is he, the stage has been reached at which he can give evidence for the defence and is aware if he chooses not to give evidence, it will be permissable for the jury to draw such inferences that appear proper from his failure to give evidence?" Miss Trowler replied: "He is." In police interviews, the 62-year-old said he had not sexually assaulted any of the complainants.
When asked how Catholics can engage with people who believe that same-sex marriages or abortion should be permissable, Dew advised them to see what Pope Francis is doing.
Saudi Arabia's senior religious body suddenly declared women's driving to be permissable in Islam
IF it's permissable to say that dinosaurs can drop like flies, then the annual Download Festival seems to be the place to watch the phenomenon.