Admission meaning

ăd-mĭshən
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The definition of admission is the permission to enter something or somewhere.

A ticket for a movie is an example of admission.

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The right to enter; access.
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A thing conceded, acknowledged, or confessed.
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Any act, assertion, or statement made by a party to an action that is offered as evidence against that party by the opponent.
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A defendant’s failure to deny, or his voluntary acknowledgment of the truth, of an allegation in a complaint, counterclaim, or request for admissions.
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The acceptance by a judge of evidence for consideration by himself or the jury when determining the merits of the action.
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The granting or obtaining of a license from a state or an established licensing authority, such as a state bar association, or permission from a court, to practice law in that state or before that court. See also admission pro hoc vice.
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The act or practice of admitting.
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Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.
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The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgment; concession.
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(law) Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry.
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A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence.
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(UK, ecclesiastical law) Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented.
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The cost or fee associated with attendance or entry.

There is no way he has seen that show, the admission is more than he makes in a week.

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An admitting or being admitted; entrance.
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A fee paid for the right to enter; entrance fee.
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A conceding, or granting of the truth, of something.
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An acknowledging of, or confessing to, some crime, fault, etc.
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Origin of admission

  • Middle English from Latin admissiō admissiōn- from admissus past participle of admittere to admit admit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

    From Wiktionary