[per-mis-uh-buh l] /pərˈmɪs ə bəl/
that can be ; allowable:
a permissible amount of sentimentality under the circumstances; Such behavior is not permissible!
early 15c., from Old French permissible (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from permiss-, past participle stem of Latin permittere (see permit (v.)).
[per-mis-iv] /pərˈmɪs ɪv/ adjective 1. habitually or characteristically accepting or tolerant of something, as social behavior or linguistic usage, that others might disapprove or forbid. 2. granting or denoting : a permissive nod. 3. . 4. Genetics. (of a cell) replication of a strand of DNA that could be lethal, as a viral segment or […]
[verb per-mit; noun pur-mit, per-mit] /verb pərˈmɪt; noun ˈpɜr mɪt, pərˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), permitted, permitting. 1. to allow to do something: Permit me to explain. 2. to allow to be done or occur: The law does not permit the sale of such drugs. 3. to tolerate; agree to: a law permitting Roman Catholicism […]
[pur-puh n-dik-yuh-ler] /ˌpɜr pənˈdɪk yə lər/ adjective 1. vertical; straight up and down; upright. 2. Geometry. meeting a given line or surface at right angles. 3. maintaining a standing or upright position; standing up. 4. having a sharp pitch or slope; steep. 5. (initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to the last style of English […]
[per-pech-oo-uh l] /pərˈpɛtʃ u əl/ adjective 1. continuing or enduring forever; everlasting. 2. lasting an indefinitely long time: perpetual snow. 3. continuing or continued without intermission or interruption; ceaseless: a perpetual stream of visitors all day. 4. blooming almost continuously throughout the season or the year. noun 5. a hybrid rose that is perpetual. 6. […]