UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈp3ːrmɪt/, verb: /pərˈmɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/v. pɚˈmɪt; n. ˈpɝmɪt, pɚˈmɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. pər mit; n. pûrmit, pər mit; Fish pûrmit)

Inflections of 'permit' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [parking, demonstration, construction, hunting] permit
  2. apply for a permit
  3. you need a permit for that
  4. you need a permit to [hunt, fish, park, trade] here
  5. a permit to [construct, operate, work]
  6. the permit was [approved, denied]
  7. the permit was issued by
  8. [the council, city hall, the ministry] issues permits (for)
  9. requires a special permit
  10. a permit that allows you to
  11. has obtained a work permit
  12. the permit has expired
  13. the permit is good for [a year]
  14. the permit lasts (for) [a year]
  15. apply for a work permit in [France]
  16. the issuer of the permit
  17. the requirements for a [parking] permit
  18. permit number [12134]
  19. a permit application
  20. [process, approve, deny] permit applications
  21. the permit holder
  22. permit number [12134]
  23. pay the permit fee
n as adj
  1. a permit application
  2. [process, approve, deny] permit applications
  3. the permit holder
  4. pay the permit fee
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