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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.
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Noun1.permissibility - admissibility as a consequence of being permitted
admissibility - acceptability by virtue of being admissible
impermissibility - inadmissibility as a consequence of not being permitted
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Recognizing the continued uncertainty surrounding the permissibility of negative additional Sec.
The first step toward the merger, whose permissibility tinder antitrust regulations already has been affirmed, was taken at the end of March, with Schuler purchasing nearly two-thirds of Muller Weingarten's shares from a Frankfurt-based holding company, Metzler Beteiligungsgesellschaft m.b.H.
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The authors, who are experts in law, ethics, and philosophy, discuss such problems as the moral permissibility of ectogenesis, legal management of ectogenesis, and its potential impact on women's reproductive rights and men's ability to have babies without the assistance of women.
"Regrettably, under the Department's proposed regulation, questions have arisen regarding the permissibility of offering annuities and other guaranteed insurance products as default investment alternatives."
The permissibility of these arrangements may prove handy for taxpayers, particularly for research services.
The board wound up tabling that issue as it considered a variety of advertising matters, including the permissibility of using illustrations of hands in handcuffs in lawyer ads.
SEC Chief Accountant Donald Nicolaisen's May 21 letter to the AICPA rejected the AICPA's argument regarding permissibility of certain contingent fees charged by auditors to audit clients for tax services.
The rally was organized to highlight the growing rate of cesarean sections in the US, decry the lack of support for VBAC, and question ACOG's recent statement on the permissibility of "elective" cesareans.
This collection demonstrates variations in regional ideas about the permissibility of sexual aggression, notions of consent, tensions around race, and expectations about pre-marital sex and sexual purity.
Not only has the permissibility of assent to women's requests for cesarean met with vigorous resistance, it's a resistance curiously shared by practitioners with views otherwise as disparate as adherents to the medical and midwifery models of childbirth.
Land Use and permissibility of the prison's ban on materials