permit


permit
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noun
ADJECTIVE
federal, government
temporary
special
valid
necessary, proper (esp. AmE)
export, import
emissions, pollution
residence, resident's (both esp. BrE)
work
travel
entry
visitor's (esp. BrE)
building, construction (esp. AmE), driving, fishing (esp. BrE), operating (esp. AmE), parking
VERB + PERMIT
have, hold
buy
give (sb), grant (sb), issue
acquire (esp. AmE), get, obtain, receive, secure
approve
deny sb
revoke
renew
apply for, request, seek
need, require
PERMIT + VERB
expire
allow sth
PERMIT + NOUN
holder
application
fee
scheme (BrE), system
PREPOSITION
by permit

Entry is by permit only.

with a permit, without a permit

You can't film here without a permit.

permit for

They applied for a permit for a street demonstration.

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verb
ADVERB
legally
generally, normally, usually

Development is not normally permitted in conservation areas.

explicitly, expressly
specifically
knowingly (esp. BrE)
thereby
VERB + PERMIT
refuse to
be designed to

The bill was designed to permit new fathers to take time off work.

Permit is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑law, ↑regulation, ↑rule, ↑weather
Permit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑comparison, ↑development, ↑examination, ↑expansion, ↑flexibility, ↑freedom, ↑identification, ↑import, ↑inspection, ↑latitude, ↑maximum, ↑passage, ↑recovery, ↑termination, ↑use

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  • permit — per‧mit [ˈpɜːmɪt ǁ ˈpɜːr ] noun [countable] LAW an official document stating that someone is allowed to do something: • The government would issue permits for fishing. permit to do something • The company requested a permit to operate a hazardous …   Financial and business terms

  • Permit — may refer to:*Permit (fish) *Various legal licenses::*License:*Work permit:*Learner s permit:*Permit to travel:*Construction permit:*Home Return Permit:*One way Permit *Permit is the common name for the Trachinotus falcatus, a type of Pompano.… …   Wikipedia

  • permit — per·mit / pər ˌmit, pər mit/ n: a written warrant or license granted by one having authority a building permit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. permit …   Law dictionary

  • Permit — Per*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Permitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Permitting}.] [L. permittere, permissum, to let through, to allow, permit; per + mittere to let go, send. See {Per }, and {Mission}.] 1. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • permit — permit1 [pər mit′; ] for n. [ pʉr′mit΄, pər mit′] vt. permitted, permitting [LME permitten < L permittere < per, through + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to allow; consent to; tolerate [smoking is not permitted here] 2. to give… …   English World dictionary

  • Permit — Per mit, n. Warrant; license; leave; permission; specifically, a written license or permission given to a person or persons having authority; as, a permit to land goods subject to duty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • permit — [n] authorization admittance, allowance, charter, concession, consent, empowering, favor, franchise, go ahead*, grant, green light*, indulgence, leave, legalization, liberty, license, pass, passport, patent, permission, privilege, safe conduct,… …   New thesaurus

  • permit — ► VERB (permitted, permitting) 1) give permission to (someone) or for (something). 2) make possible. 3) (permit of) formal allow for; admit of. ► NOUN ▪ an official document giving permission to do something …   English terms dictionary

  • Permit — Per*mit , v. i. To grant permission; to allow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Permit — Per*mit , n. [Cf. Sp. palamida a kind of scombroid fish.] (a) A large pompano ({Trachinotus goodei}) of the West Indies, Florida, etc. It becomes about three feet long. (b) The round pompano. ({Trachinotus falcatus}). [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • permit — (v.) late 15c., from M.Fr. permetre, from L. permittere give up, allow, allow to pass through, from per through + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Related: Permitted; permitting. The noun is first recorded 1714 …   Etymology dictionary


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