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English

Etymology

Middle English permitten, from Middle French permettre, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] permittere (to give up, to allow).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
permit

Plural
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permit ({{{1}}})
  1. An artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal.

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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to permit

Third person singular
permit

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to permit (third-person singular simple present permit, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. Allow to happen
  2. Legalise

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French

Verb

permit

  1. Third-person singular past historic of permettre.

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