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General words for permission

permission

noun

the right to do something that is given to you by someone in authority

consent

noun

permission to do something

approval

noun

official agreement or permission, given by someone in authority

sanction

noun

official permission for taking action

clearance

noun

official permission that allows someone to do something, to go to a particular country, or to be told particular information

authorization

noun

official permission to do something

exemption

noun

permission to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment

leave

noun

permission

authority

noun

official permission to do something

dispensation

noun

official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious authority

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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