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the return of the "diagram",ha

the return of the "diagram",ha
« on: September 27, 2006, 10:06:55 AM »
 Decentralization enables divisions of a large institution
to function autonomously. This always permits more
realistic planning and strongly encourages innovation.

this is part of a stimulus,and according to the correct answer,it should be diagramed as below:

more realistic planning and strongly encourages innovation----->divisions of a large institution function autonomously

i'm confused with the key word "permit".here the "permit"means "make it possible",right?

Re: the return of the "diagram",ha
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2006, 07:49:05 PM »
then the meaning of "your answer permits better understanding of the question" is as below:

without your answer, better understanding of the question is impossible.

it seems wierd to understand it in this way.

" permit" and "allow" indicate the necessary condition.