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permissĭo , ōnis, f. permitto.
I. In gen., a giving up, yielding, ceding to another's will and pleasure; an unconditional turrender, Liv. 37, 7.—
B. A rhet. figure, in which a thing is committed to the decision of one's opponent, permission, Auct. Her. 4, 29, 39; Quint. 9, 2, 25; 9, 3, 90.—
II. In partic., leave, permission (very rare for permissus): “mea permissio mansionis tuae,Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 3, § 9: “sine permissione Dei diabolus nocere non potest,Ambros. in Luc. 7, 115.
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