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permissive

(pər-mĭs′ĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Granting or inclined to grant permission; tolerant or lenient: permissive parents.
b. Characterized by freedom of personal behavior or a disregard of traditional social mores.
2. Permitted or optional: permissive uses of funds.
3. Biology Supporting viral replication. Used of a cell.

per·mis′sive·ly adv.
per·mis′sive·ness n.
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The idea of the existence of a state that regulates permissively this practice inside the United States is justified just to a small extent, considering that 75% of the population of the state of Nevada lives on the counties Clark, Washoe, Douglas, Lincoln, and Carson City.
129) OIG may also permissively exclude any individual "who has a direct or indirect ownership or control interest in a sanctioned entity" (130) and "who knows or should know of the action constituting the basis for the [sanction]; or who is an officer or managing employee of such an entity.
To defend itself, the board need only show that it did not engage in a "sustained or systematic failure[;]" that it took some steps to prevent the situation; or, most permissively, that it cannot be shown to have taken "no steps in a good faith effort to prevent or remedy that situation.
83) The circuit court reasoned these factors and questions of whether the "arising out of' requirement under CPLR 302 should be applied narrowly or permissively, combined with the issue of whether a causal connection between the defendant's contacts with New York and the plaintiffs lawsuit is required, caused an ambiguity in the meaning of the statute which would best be answered by certifying the questions to New York's highest court.
Clearly there was a desire on the Court not to permissively expand on the numbers of ineffective-assistance cases, but there was also the intent to have the legal profession, through the ABA and state bar associations, establish standards of professional responsibility and regulate defense counsel.
A possible explanation for this finding is that parents who believe that certain child behaviors are acquired in later stages of development act more permissively with regard to their children's conduct problems.
It should regulate all electronic monitoring, even if it does so permissively.
written permissively, indicating that Title I of the ACA did not require
In a sense, the proposal could be seen as permissively encouraging an activity in which some universities already engage through assigning all substantial rights to a patent they own to a PAE created to enforce the patent.
Arguably, such a line of reasoning would help to ensure that jus ad vim actions would not be undertaken too permissively, although the risk is that the veto system may paralyze their just use.
Although the development of previously described "open" formats has suffered from several limitations, Chambers and colleagues mitigate these challenges through open-source, permissively licensed, cross-platform software that is robust enough to be used in both academic and commercial projects.
No one currently in the US military, from its most senior four-star flag leaders to the newest recruit, has served in an era when the United States could not permissively transport its forces throughout the global commons to disparate places with names like Chosin, Pleiku, An-Nafud, Anbar, Nangarhar, and others.