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Definition of permit noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

permit

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpərmɪt//
 
 
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an official document that gives someone the right to do something, especially for a limited period of time a fishing/residence/parking, etc. permit to apply for a permit to issue a permit You cannot enter the military base without a permit. see also learner's permit, work permit
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