Definitions of "permissive"
  1. Relating to or arising out of permission or consent
  2. Denotes the discretionary authority or leniency granted by a court or legal entity
  3. Refers to an action or rule that is not mandatory or obligatory
  4. Pertaining to a rule or standard that allows for discretionary choices or options
  5. Applicable in circumstances where rules of civil proceedings give leeway for issues unrelated to the primary claim
How to use "permissive" in a sentence
  1. The permissive nature of the regulation allowed the business to operate in non-conforming zones.
  2. The permissive clause in the contract gave her the freedom to opt out if she wanted.
  3. The judge made a permissive ruling that enabled the introduction of new evidence unrelated to the initial case.

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