permissive


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Permissive \Per*mis"sive\ (p[~e]r*m[i^]s"s[i^]v), a.
   1. Permitting; granting leave or liberty. "By his permissive
      will." --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Permitted; tolerated; suffered. --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]
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