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Carrying a gun without a permit is punishable by up to four years in prison.
The council refused to issue a permit for the parade.
The plane does not currently have a permit to carry livestock.
They wouldn't give him the job without a work permit.
parking for permit holders only
This is the British English definition of permit. View American English definition of permit.
the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly