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capable: having the power and ability to do something.
example: George stubbornly refused to try to learn to swim even though he was perfectly capable of doing so.

proper:  behaving in a way that is acceptable to your parents and society

example: It is proper to say "thank you." when someone is kind to you.

permitted: allowed to do something

example: I was permitted to open my birthday presents the night before my birthday because we were leaving for a trip at 5 o'clock in the morning.

permission: given the right or an okay from others to be allowed to do something

example: I asked mom and dad for permission to stay out later than my curfew.