Definition of "permit"
  1. An official document granted by a relevant public authority that allows a person or business to do certain activities, while ensuring that laws and rules are adhered to, often serving as a means of public income
How to use "permit" in a sentence
  1. Due to safety concerns, the city requires a permit for all new construction projects.
  2. Before opening her restaurant, she had to get a health permit from the county health department.
  3. After passing his test, he was granted a driver's permit by the department of motor vehicles.

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