Definition of 'permissible'
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Another example of a disputed usage is whether it's permissible to use they as a singular pronoun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another example of a disputed usage is whether it's permissible to use they as a singular pronoun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The court rejected the argument that users were engaged in permissible "fair use " or "sampling. Christianity Today (2000)Although legally permissible, it is morally wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They also complained that there was no evidence that donors to the clubs had been checked to ensure that they were permissible donors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The MoD's position has been that it is still legally permissible for security reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: permissible ADJECTIVE
If something is permissible, it is considered to be acceptable because it does not break any laws or rules.
Certain practices are permissible under the Constitution.
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