permitir

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin permittere, present active infinitive of permittō.

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VerbEdit

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

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

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:permitir.


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin permittere, present active infinitive of permittō.

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

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 notesEdit

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

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