PERMISSIBLE | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of permissible in English

Examples of permissible

The issue before the court was not whether affirmative action in higher education is permissible.
From NPR
When conducting these activities during permissible times, the area must be cleared of flammable vegetation.
International law regulates permissible conduct during war, even civil war.
From CNN
But the last thing we need in a democracy is the government -- or the majority -- defining what is or is not a permissible message.
As such, traditionally trained scholars will play a more visible role in setting the bounds of constitutionally permissible legislation.
It turns out umpires and judges are not robots or traffic cameras, inertly monitoring deviations from a fixed zone of the permissible.
The schools don't want it, but four-year athletic grants-in-aid are now permissible.
And most were far below the permissible level.
From NPR
Laws enforced by the courts should establish what is permissible and what is not.
We already have the most invasive investigative techniques permissible with the right oversight.
Chocolate is perceived as both a reward and a guilty pleasure: a rare indulgence permissible on special occasions, or savored in secrecy.
Are there any permissible shortcuts in travel writing?
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permitido, Permitido…
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許されている, 許容される…
izin verilebilir, müsaade edilebilir, yasaların izin verdiği…
permis, acceptable…
مَسموح, مُباح…
přípustný, dovolený…
diizinkan, diperbolehkan (oleh hukum)…
được phép…
dopuszczalny, dozwolony…
zulässig, erlaubt…
ammesso, tollerabile, permissibile…
позволительный, допустимый…
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