permitir

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin permittere.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /peχ.mi.ˈti(χ)/
  • Hyphenation: per‧mi‧tir

Verb[edit]

permitir (first-person singular present permito, first-person singular preterite permiti, past participle permitido)

  1. to permit, allow, tolerate
  2. to enable

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:permitir.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin permittere, present active infinitive of permittō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peɾmiˈtiɾ/, [peɾ.miˈt̪iɾ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

permitir (first-person singular present permito, first-person singular preterite permití, past participle permitido)

  1. to allow, permit
    No les permitieron ir.
    They were not allowed to go.
    Synonym: autorizar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to afford, to allow
    No puedo permitirme comprarlo.
    I can't allow myself to buy it.
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to indulge in

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used without a preposition, as is demonstrated in the example above

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