Definitions for permission
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word permission.
approval to do something
"he asked permission to leave"
license, permission, permitnoun
the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority)
Sire, do I have your permission to execute this traitor?
The act of permitting
flags or access control lists pertaining to a file that dictate who can access it, and how.
I used the "chmod" command to change the file's permission.
Etymology: From permitten, from permettre, from permittere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Allowance; grant of liberty.
Etymology: permission, Fr. permissus, Lat.
With thy permission then, and thus forewarn’d,
The willinger I go. John Milton.
You have given me your permission for this address, and encouraged me by your perusal and approbation. Dryden.
the act of permitting or allowing; formal consent; authorization; leave; license or liberty granted
Permission, in philosophy, is the attribute of a person whose performance of a specific action, otherwise ethically wrong or dubious, would thereby involve no ethical fault. The term "permission" is more commonly used to refer to consent. Consent is the legal embodiment of the concept, in which approval is given to another party. Permissions depend on norms or institutions. Many permissions and obligations are complementary to each other, and deontic logic is a tool sometimes used in reasoning about such relationships.
Authorization to do
They choose to marry and have babies as soon as possible.
Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'permission' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3165
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'permission' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2746
Rank popularity for the word 'permission' in Nouns Frequency: #1281
The numerical value of permission in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of permission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Russian ships increasingly behave aggressively, entering forbidden areas, or places where they should have permission from the Ukrainian authorities.
You are still outside the provision about giving someone an access device because you didn't give the hacker permission.
Yesterday, several individuals disrupted my class at Arizona State University outside Phoenix. After deceptively entering a locked, secure building, these individuals filmed and publicly posted videos of my students without their permission -- including footage taken of both my students and I using a restroom.
We need a complete evacuation from Mariupol, our most important mission today is to save every life... And there are hopes that we will succeed. For example, there are 26 buses that have to go to Mariupol to evacuate, but unfortunately, they haven't received permission to move.
It used to be the boast of free men that, so long as they kept within the bounds of the known law, there was no need to ask anybody's permission or to obey anybody's orders. It is doubtful whether any of us can make this claim today.
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- سماح, تصريح, إجازةArabic
- разрешение, позволениеBulgarian
- permís, autoritzacióCatalan, Valencian
- έγκριση, άδειαGreek
- oikeudet, käyttöoikeudet, oikeus, lupaFinnish
- 허가, 許可Korean
- toestemming, toelatingDutch
- позволение, разрешениеRussian
- rättigheter, medgivande, tillstånd, tillåtelseSwedish
- izin, müsaadeTurkish
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