Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Allowed; allowed expressly, as by law.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of permit.
“Instead, the Eagles propose not just to suspend him for the term permitted by the collective bargaining agreement, but to make him inactive for the duration of the season.”
“After having served at the head of the executive the term permitted by the constitution of the State, he entered into its Legislature, where he preserved a great share of influence.”
“After having served at the head of the executive the term permitted by the constitution of the state, he entered into its legislature, where he preserved a great share of influence.”
“After decades of use, the data on the drug speaks clearly: it reduces health risks to the woman by avoiding the need for surgery, and it reduces the probability of the decision and any intervention reaching the last few weeks of the term permitted for surgical abortions, thereby encouraging terminations in the very earliest stages of cellular division of the fertilized egg.”
“I will not allow any more of these illustrations of what you call permitted blasphemy in cheap publications.”
“My father was enraptured on finding me freed from the vexations of a criminal charge, that I was again permitted to breathe the fresh atmosphere, and allowed to return to my native country.”
“He went over the rules for hunters bringing in permitted weapons and then simply said 'arma es carcel' (gun = jail).”
“Conrad Hoffman was once again permitted to remain, and continued to work out of the WPA Office in Berlin.”
“Though the drug label permitted intravenous injection, it said "extreme care" was needed to avoid hitting an artery, because "likely" complications included "gangrene requiring amputation.”
“The atmosphere inside had not agreed with his gorge either, and he wished the dignity of his calling permitted him the relief of releasing it in public.”
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