Society is fairly permissive about entertainment today.
Parents who are overly permissive , who give in to obnoxious or demanding children, are letting them know that bullying pays off.
The court below read down the Act as permissive because the rules are permissive .
The very immune cells that are activated to destroy the virus provide a permissive environment for virus propagation and persistence.
Although it is a benign inhabitant of mucosal surfaces in most individuals, it is a significant cause of infection when host or environmental factors are permissive .
We seem to be living in a much more permissive society than our parents and grandparents did.
Cells incubated at the permissive temperature demonstrated the typical ‘hill and valley’ appearance.
Children of permissive parents tended to be relatively immature.
You do not have to give up your authority as a parent or be permissive to parent in a more cooperative way.
The courts have held that, where the applicable legislation is permissive , an employer's right to take a contribution holiday will be determined by the provisions of the Plan.