admissive

admissive

[ad-mis-iv]
adjective
tending to admit.

Origin:
1770–80; < Latin admiss(us) (see admission) + -ive

nonadmissive, adjective
unadmissive, adjective
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admission (ədˈmɪʃən)
 
n
1.  permission to enter or the right, authority, etc, to enter
2.  the price charged for entrance
3.  acceptance for a position, office, etc
4.  a confession, as of a crime, mistake, etc
5.  an acknowledgment of the truth or validity of something
 
[C15: from Latin admissiōn-, from admittere to admit]
 
ad'missive
 
adj

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