permission


permission
permission per‧mis‧sion [pəˈmɪʆn ǁ pər-] noun [countable, uncountable]
when someone is officially told that they are allowed to do something:
permission to do something

• The Board denied the company permission to build the pipeline.

• The officer approved $4.5 million in loans without getting the bank's permission.

permission for

• Airlines need their own government's permission for internal flights.

ˈplanning perˌmission
[uncountable] PROPERTY permission from a local government authority to build a house etc, or to change an existing building; = PERMISSION TO BUILD:

• The company applied for planning permission to build a factory on the site.

planning permission for

• The committee voted to refuse planning permission for the petrol station.

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permission UK US /pəˈmɪʃən/ noun
[U] the act of allowing something to happen, or allowing someone to do something: permission for sth »

The EU has already granted its permission for the deal to go through.

permission to do sth »

We did get permission to hire more staff.

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They did the work without permission and without an official budget.

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Don't give permission to websites to install programs or files on your PC.

ask for/seek/request permission »

Today's court case is to seek permission to convene meetings with shareholders.

get/obtain/receive permission »

You must obtain permission from the Inland Revenue before going abroad.

grant/deny/refuse permission »

The Council has decided to refuse permission for the development to go ahead.

[C, often plural] LAW an official document allowing someone to do something: »

All the necessary permissions are in place.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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