permit

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun a document or pass that is proof of official permission to do or have something

Banking

  • noun an official document which allows someone to do something

Construction

  • A document issued by a governing authority such as a building inspector approving specific construction. Among the types of permits are the building permit, demolition, zoning, grading, septic, plumbing and electrical permits.

Economics

  • A license issued by government granting permission to engage in some activity, such as to export, import, or invest.

Information & Library Science

  • noun an official document allowing somebody to do a particular thing
  • verb to allow something to be done

Law

  • verb to allow someone to do something
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