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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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Adv.1.permissibly - in a permissible mannerpermissibly - in a permissible manner    
impermissibly - not permissibly; "the radon level in the basement was impermissibly high"
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Hudson's attorney advises: "Every educational institution should have a policy and procedure for the administrative and teaching staff regarding what they can and cannot access in its computer system and, for that which is permissibly accessible, what they are allowed to take off-site electronically or physically.
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is precisely the type of continuing violation for which a remedy may permissibly be fashioned under [Ex parte] Young.
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It also makes clear that only independent pragmatic arguments and not dependent ones are permissibly used in an extreme case situation which involves believing an unlikely proposition.
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The federal government, concerned with broad national issues, must approach such issues permissibly, i.
The unconventional narrative interrupted by poems within ana historic works somewhere between what is permissibly confessed and that which is unsayable under the oppressive rules of patriarchy.
The thoughts or intentions that are not permissibly subject to punishment are those that are unrealized, namely an intention to cause harm in the future.
audit, review and compilation--and describes who can permissibly perform those functions.
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