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 Meanings and Examples of PERMISSION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
permission
 n.  consent; approval to do something
Classic Sentence: (113 in 8 pages)
1  Candide immediately sent to ask the Lord Pococurante permission to wait upon him the next day.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXIV
2  She made haste to send her daughters to bed, then she asked the man's permission to send Cosette off also; "for she has worked hard all day," she added with a maternal air.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
3  It is unnecessary to say that permission is always refused to men.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
4  Their very mothers did not obtain permission to embrace them.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—AUSTERITIES
5  When the Empire was established, all these poor old dispersed and exiled women had been accorded permission to come and take shelter under the wings of the Bernardines-Benedictines.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
6  In addition to these worthy mothers, some old society women had obtained permission of the prioress, like Madame Albertine, to retire into the Little Convent.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
7  There is a special permission from the Prefecture on their behalf.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
8  I have permission to bring you in; but before bringing you in you must be got out.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
9  The permission for interment must be exhibited.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
10  Cosette had permission to pass an hour with him every day.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
11  Marius had just asked his grandfather's permission to take a little trip, adding that he meant to set out that very evening.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—SOME PETTICOAT
12  First of all," interposed Laigle, "I demand permission to embalm Blondeau in a few phrases of deeply felt eulogium.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET
13  Thenardier had obtained permission to keep a sort of iron bolt which he used to spike his bread into a crack in the wall, "in order to preserve it from the rats," as he said.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
14  Don't cough, sir; I will not have people cough on my domain without my permission.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
15  It was with difficulty that Toussaint had obtained permission to pack up a little linen and clothes and a few toilet articles.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  We've received permission to go ahead with the music festival in spite of opposition from local residents.
2  You must ask permission if you want to leave early.
3  You must ask permission before taking any photographs inside the church.
4  I was granted permission to visit the palace.
5  The council have granted him permission to build on the site.
6  They were refused planning permission for a modern extension because it was a Grade II listed building.
7  The jet entered Chinese airspace without permission.
8  Data about patients is only released with their permission.
9  Staff may not leave early without the express permission of the director.
10  The information was published with the full permission of Amnesty International.
11  He got permission from his commanding officer to join me.
12  All illustrations are reproduced by kind permission of the Mercury Gallery.
13  He asked permission to leave the room.
14  You will have to get official permission first.
15  You need to get permission from the owner.