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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Permission  \Per*mis"sion\,  n.  [L.  permissio:  cf  F.  permission. 
  See  {Permit}.] 
  The  act  of  permitting  or  allowing;  formal  consent; 
  authorization;  leave  license  or  liberty  granted. 
  High  permission  of  all-ruling  Heaven.  --Milton. 
  You  have  given  me  your  permission  for  this  address. 
  Syn:  Leave  liberty;  license. 
  Usage:  {Leave},  {Permission}.  Leave  implies  that  the 
  recipient  may  decide  whether  to  use  the  license 
  granted  or  not  Permission  is  the  absence  on  the  part 
  of  another  of  anything  preventive,  and  in  general,  at 
  least  by  implication,  signifies  approval. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  approval  to  do  something  "he  asked  permission  to  leave" 
  2:  the  act  of  giving  a  formal  (usually  written)  authorization 
  [syn:  {license},  {permit}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
    (Or  "file  mode")  The  ability  to  access  (read, 
  write,  execute,  traverse,  etc.)  a  {file}  or  {directory}. 
  Depending  on  the  {operating  system},  each  file  may  have 
  different  permissions  for  different  kinds  of  access  and 
  different  users  or  groups  of  users. 
  {chmod}  ("change  mode")  is  the  {UNIX}  command  to  change 

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