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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
late Middle English
1400-1450
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.
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admission

/ədˈmɪʃən/
noun
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
Derived Forms
admissive, adjective
Word Origin
C15: from Latin admissiōn-, from admittere to admit
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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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