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the right to do something that is given to you by someone in authority
permission to do something
official agreement or permission, given by someone in authority
official permission for taking action
official permission that allows someone to do something, to go to a particular country, or to be told particular information
official permission to do something
permission to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment
formal official permission to do something
formal official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious authority
English version of thesaurus of general words for permission
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
the long part of a golf course that you hit the ball along to get to the hole
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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