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admission

[ad-mish-uhn]
noun
1.
the act of allowing to enter; entrance granted by permission, by provision or existence of pecuniary means, or by the removal of obstacles: the admission of aliens into a country.
2.
right or permission to enter: granting admission to the rare books room.
3.
the price paid for entrance, as to a theater or ball park.
4.
an act or condition of being received or accepted in a position, profession, occupation, or office; appointment: admission to the bar.
5.
confession of a charge, an error, or a crime; acknowledgment: His admission of the theft solved the mystery.
6.
an acknowledgment of the truth of something.
7.
a point or statement admitted; concession.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin admissiōn- (stem of admissiō), equivalent to admiss-, variant stem of admittere to admit + -iōn- -ion

nonadmission, noun
proadmission, adjective
readmission, noun


1. See entrance1. 2. access.
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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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admission
late 15c., "the literal act of letting in," from L. admissionem (nom. admissio, gen. admissionis) "a letting in," from admissus, pp. of admittere (see admit).
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