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Definition of Permissive


  1. Permitting; granting leave or liberty.
  2. Permitted; tolerated; suffered.

Permissive Quotations

In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.
Chuck Norris

Parenting is the hardest thing I have ever done. I tried to find the balance between the strict, traditional Chinese way I was raised, which I think can be too harsh, and what I see as a tendency in the West to be too permissive and indulgent. If I could do it all again, I would, with some adjustments.
Amy Chua

If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.
Zig Ziglar

I can't for the life of me see that by being permissive you actually assist anyone.
Jenny Shipley

The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.
Curt Flood
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Permissive Translations

permissive in German is tolerant
permissive in Spanish is tolerante
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