admission

[ad-mish-uh n] /ædˈmɪʃ ən/
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
Related forms
nonadmission, noun
proadmission, adjective
readmission, noun
Synonyms
1. See entrance1 . 2. access.
British Dictionary definitions for re admission
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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Word Origin and History for re admission
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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