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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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If a man who has no property refuses but once to earn nine shillings for the State, he is put in prison for a period unlimited by any law that I know, and determined only by the discretion of those who put him there; but if he should steal ninety times nine shillings from the State, he is soon permitted to go at large again.
Between these walls the little Martians scampered, wild as deer; being permitted to run the full length of the aisle, where they were captured one at a time by the women and older children; the last in the line capturing the first little one to reach the end of the gauntlet, her opposite in the line capturing the second, and so on until all the little fellows had left the enclosure and been appropriated by some youth or female.
No student is permitted to retain who does not keep and use a tooth-brush.
Guph was very glad to be permitted to go with this promise.
Smith-Oldwick, in recalling the long months of arduous training he had undergone himself before he had been considered sufficiently adept to be considered a finished flier, smiled at the conceit of the ignorant African who was already demanding that he be permitted to make a flight alone.
You have permitted sentiment to influence you, thus demonstrating that you are a defective.
Had a French king struck him De Vac would have struck back, and gloried in the fate which permitted him to die for the honor of France; but an English King --pooh
Tarzan permitted a grim smile to play about his lips for a moment, then he promptly dropped the matter from his mind, and went to bed.
Nor were they permitted to become intimate, to the extent of romping and playing with him, nor even of whistling to him along the deck.
And he permitted him a myriad liberties that he would never have permitted Kwaque.
Not permitted himself to run with the pack, the curious state of affairs obtained that no member of the pack could run outside the pack.
Miss Pink was not even permitted to see the postscript.