Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Allowed; allowed expressly, as by law.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of permit.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    P.O.'d about T.O.

  • 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.

    Life and Times of Washington

  • 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.

    Life and Times of Washington, Volume 2 Revised, Enlarged, and Enriched

  • 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.

    The Life of George Washington, Vol. 4 (of 5) Commander in Chief of the American Forces During the War which Established the Independence of his Country and First President of the United States

  • 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.

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  • I will not allow any more of these illustrations of what you call permitted blasphemy in cheap publications.

    Prisoner for Blasphemy

  • 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.

    Chapter 21

  • He went over the rules for hunters bringing in permitted weapons and then simply said 'arma es carcel' (gun = jail).

    Page 3

  • He went over the rules for hunters bringing in permitted weapons and then simply said 'arma es carcel' (gun = jail).

    Page 3

  • He went over the rules for hunters bringing in permitted weapons and then simply said 'arma es carcel' (gun = jail).

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