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1930, "Presbytarians", ''Time'', 19 Dec 1930:
- Last week the decision on two points was conclusive: the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A. will not permit ordination of women as ministers, but will permit their election as ruling elders, permission which makes possible a woman as moderator.
To allow (someone) to do something; to give permission to. (defdate)
2009, Patricia Cohen, ''New York Times'', 17 Jan 09, p. 1:
- He was ultimately cleared, but during that period, Mr. Ackman said, his lawyers would not permit him to defend himself publicly.
To allow for, to make something possible. (defdate)
2006, Mary Riddell, "Trident is a Weapon of Mass Destruction", ''The Observer'', 3 Dec 06:
- What was left to say? Quite a lot, if only parliamentary time permitted.
2009, John Mitchell, "Clubs Preview", ''The Guardian'', 25 Jul 09:
- For snackage there's a 1950s-themed diner plus a barbie on the terrace, weather permitting.
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2007, Ian Jack, ''The Guardian'', 22 Sep 07:
- "As an instrument of economic policy, incantation does not permit of minor doubts or scruples."
To grant formal authorization for (something).
(quote-journal) they have not expanded so far federal permitting authority to site and permit transmission lines that are important for interstate commerce.
To attempt to obtain or succeed in obtaining formal authorization for (something).
- Let us not aggravate our sorrows, / But to the gods permit the event of things.
''A construction permit can be obtained from the town offices.''
''Go over to the park office and get a permit for the 3 shelter.''
Formal permission. (defdate)
A pompano of the species (taxlink).