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Meaning of PERMISSION

Pronunciation:  pur'mishun

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Or "file mode") The ability to access (read, write, execute, traverse, etc.) a file or directory. Depending on the operating system, each file may have different permissions for different kinds of access and different users or groups of users.

chmod ("change mode") is the unix command to change permissions.

 
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 Related Terms: acceptance, accord, acquiescence, affirmance, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative voice, agreement, allowance, approbation, approval, assent, authentication, authorization, aye, blessing, certification, charter, compliance, confirmation, connivance, consent, countenance, countersignature, diplomatic immunity, discharge, eagerness, endorsement, enfranchisement, exception, exemption, franchise, go-ahead, green light, immunity, imprimatur, indulgence, John Hancock, laxity, leave, legislative immunity, lenience, leniency, liberty, license, nod, notarization, OK, okay, patent, permit, privilege, promptitude, promptness, ratification, readiness, release, rubber stamp, sanction, seal, sigil, signature, signet, stamp, stamp of approval, submission, subscription, sufferance, the nod, tolerance, ungrudgingness, unloathness, unreluctance, validation, visa, vise, warrant, willingness
 

 

 

 

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