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  1. present participle and gerund of permit


permitting (plural permittings)

  1. An act or instance of permitting something.
    • 2003, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Energy production on federal lands: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, to receive testimony regarding federal energy development on public lands, February 27, 2003[1]:
      How do we jump over that last hurdle before we start most of the permittings being done?
    • 2022 September 21, Emily Cochrane, Lisa Friedman, “Manchin’s Gas Pipeline Deal Irks Both Parties, Snarling Spending Bill”, in The New York Times[2], →ISSN:
      Mr. Manchin has insisted that legislation to streamline the permitting of fossil fuel and energy infrastructure projects, including the West Virginia pipeline, be tied to the spending measure, which is expected to keep the government funded through mid-December.

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