permit


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permit

1. an official certificate or document granting authorization; licence
2. permission, esp written permission

permit

A document issued by a governmental authority having jurisdiction to authorize specific work by the applicant.
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I, for instance, have a very neat and responsive heart which the wonderful Wizard of Oz once gave me, and so I shall never--never-- never permit a poor yellow butterfly to be tortured by anyone.
Though her judgment told her that all would be well were her Tarzan to go alone in accordance with the mysterious stranger's summons, her intuition would not permit her to lay aside suspicion of the gravest dangers to both her husband and her son.
Permit me to offer you my card, and should the time come when I may serve you, remember that I am yours to command.
As explicit as you were when you told me that you would not permit me to go to Guvutu?
Perched on the rim of Michael's pannikin, this inconsiderable adventurer from out of the dark into the sun of life, a mere spark and mote between the darks, by a ruffing of his salmon-pink crest, a swift and enormous dilation of his bead-black pupils, and a raucous imperative cry, as of all the gods, in his throat, could make Michael give back and permit the fastidious selection of the choicest tidbits of his dish.
But he resolutely held the door of his tepee, inside which he had placed the culprit, and refused to permit the vengeance for which his tribespeople clamoured.
The necessary legal delay would permit the ceremony to be performed on that day fortnight.
The one thing I want to know is, does the law permit it?
Marry him, ma'am, to the new one with the utmost speed and impetuosity which the law will permit.
But at last the Bitch, protected by the bodyguard of her Whelps, who had now grown up and were able to defend themselves, asserted her exclusive right to the place and would not permit the shepherd to approach.
Madam," said a Policeman, "I cannot permit you to do that; you would soil your shoes and stockings.
The oligarchs did not dare permit the telling of the whole truth.