Legal and Permissible


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Legal adjective – Permitted by law.
Usage example: the congressman's fund-raising efforts, though arguably unethical, were determined to be legal

Permissible is a synonym for legal in permission topic. In some cases you can use "Permissible" instead an adjective "Legal", when it comes to topics like lawful, admissible.
Nearby Words: legalize, legally, legality, legalization, legist
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Permissible adjective – That may be permitted.
Usage example: deployment overseas would be regarded as a permissible reason for late filing by members of the military

Legal is a synonym for permissible in permitted topic. You can use "Legal" instead an adjective "Permissible", if it concerns topics such as permission, admissible.
Nearby Words: permit, permission, permissive, permissibility, permissibly
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