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per mit

  • n  a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • n  the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  • n  large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
  • v  consent to, give permission
    She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband
  • v  make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    This permits the water to rush in
    This will permit the rain to run off
  • v  allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
    Children are not permitted beyond this point

  • Unable to receive permits, Fara ultimately dissolved as band members had to go about making a living.
  • We shall be able to get these permits for our films in three ways.
  • They would have to obtain permits for each ton of warming gases chiefly carbon dioxide limited by the cap.
News & Articles

  • Rumpke receives permit to increase odor neutralizer
    Rumpke Sanitary Landfill has received its air permit from the Ohio EPA to increase odor neutralizer use at its Colerain Township site.  However, a new pilot study indicates an alternative odor minimizer may offer options.
    June 26, 2013 - FOX 19 Cincinnati
  • Permit reviewer indicted on bribery
    A newly filed indictment alleges a former City of Austin permit reviewer was taking cash payments on the side from people who wanted to rush their applications. 
    June 25, 2013 - KXAN 36 Austin
  • Memphis contemplates burn permit fee for residents
    Those applying for a burn permit from the Memphis Fire Department may have to pay a $5 fee in the near future. Officials discussed the possibility of establishing a fee at a recent council meeting. The Memphis Fire Department services the city, plus Richmond, Riley, Columbus and Wales townships.
    June 25, 2013 - The Voice

  • Gary Coleman in The Associated Press
    I direct my personal representative to permit no members of the press to be present at my wake or funeral,Coleman stated.
  • David Petraeus in Sioux Falls Argus Leader
    At the end of that period, we will commence a process of assessment to examine the conditions on the ground,Petraeus said. "This process will be continuous, with recommendations for further reductions made as conditions permit."
  • Morgan Tsvangirai in Forbes
    Conditions as of today do not permit the holding of a credible poll,Tsvangirai said. "Given the totality of these circumstances, we believe a credible election is impossible. We can't ask the people to cast their vote on June 27 when that...

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