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adjective as in granted


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Protecting the experience from overcrowding is the equivalent of limiting permits to run the Grand Canyon.

The state has begun to penalize local businesses that violate the requirement by suspending food permits and other business licenses.

All Phillips has to do is agree to follow the rules to get his permit back, the state said — but in another letter to parents he made clear he does not intend to do so.

It is not unusual, Litterst added, for permits to be doled out the week before the event takes place.

In this case, the owners of the property bulldozed the structures on the site and started construction of new homes before applying for the shoreline setback permit.

The only physician she was permitted to see was the jail doctor.

But since the government has now permitted the River God to leave the U.K., that excuse can no longer wash.

Assuming that members of Congress who live in D.C. are adults, they, too, will be permitted to get stoned at their leisure.

She said she wrote the letter because the president is not permitted direct contact with soldiers.

Such an abattoir would never be permitted to continue in the United States, or indeed the developed (and white) world.

In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.

But there is a pinnacle of human success and of human opinion, on which human foot was never yet permitted to rest.

This unreasoning, feminine obstinacy so wrought upon him that he permitted himself a smile and a lapse into irony and banter.

They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.

Once he permitted himself a digression, that he might point a moral for the benefit of his servant.

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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to permitted, such as: acceptable, allowable, allowed, approved, authorized, and licensed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.