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    #1

    XXX has been given the permission by the

    Hi teachers,

    Is ""XXX has been given the permission by the author" correct?

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    #2

    Re: XXX has been given the permission by the

    I am not a teacher.

    Without context I'd drop the first 'the'.

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    #3

    Re: XXX has been given the permission by the

    I would use either "... has been given the permission of the author" or "... has been given permission by the author".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: XXX has been given the permission by the

    Would the active voice be more natural?
    For example, 'XXX has obtained the author's permission'.

    Not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: XXX has been given the permission by the

    I don't find your version any more natural but it's equally acceptable and grammatical.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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