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permissible

(pĕr-mis′ĭ-bĕl) [L. permissibilis]
Acceptable or allowable.
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The New Law also introduces the permissibility of gender-reassignment surgeries in cases where the person's sexual orientation is ambiguous and his/her sexual features are different from their physiological, biological, and genetic characteristics.
But there are diametrically opposite views on the permissibility of currency exchange on a forward basis, that is, when the rights and obligations of both parties are to be exercised at a future date, which is the case with currency hedging as in foreign exchange forwards, futures contracts or currency swaps.
Intentions, Permissibility, and the Doctrine of Double Effect B.
The authors argue that the doctrine and the "independent right" rationale for it are not vulnerable to counterexamples or counterproposals, and conclude by drawing implications for the larger debate over whether agents' intentions are in any way relevant to permissibility and obligation.
The religious permissibility of photography is still debated by scholars, many of whom argue that photography is similar to painting, drawing, or making statues in the form of people.
Most of these executions were carried out for drug-related offenses, in violation of international legal provisions limiting the permissibility of capital punishment to the 'most serious' crimes.
Women in Combat: Discrimination by Generality" explores the permissibility of discrimination against women, regardless of the pros or cons regarding their presence in combat.
3) The permissibility of such symbolic expression of the seriousness of continued refraction does not imply its desirability.
Against a trend toward privatizing the moral permissibility or visibility of killing (state execution vs.
The Quran is not specific on the precise value of its injunctions, and it leaves open the possibility that a command in the Quran may sometimes imply an obligation, a recommendation or a mere permissibility.
UT/TT Poll: Texans Split on Permissibility of Abortions: "Texas voters remain split on the permissibility of abortion but favor banning the procedure after 20 weeks of a pregnancy, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Jason Brennan's The Ethics of Voting is presented as a general discussion over the ethical dimensions of voting, from whether one has a duty to vote or merely a duty to abstain from wrongful or harmful voting to the nature of civic virtue and the permissibility of vote selling.