permission

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From Middle French permission, from Latin permissio.

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permission (countable and uncountable, plural permissions)

  1. authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority)
    Sire, do I have your permission to execute this traitor?
  2. The act of permitting
  3. (computing) flags or access control lists pertaining to a file that dictate who can access it, and how.
    I used the "chmod" command to change the file's permission.

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