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Meaning of ADMISSION

Pronunciation:  ad'mishun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
  2. [n]  an acknowledgment of the truth of something
  3. [n]  the fee charged for admission

ADMISSION is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: admission charge, admission fee, admission price, admittance, entrance fee, entrance money, price of admission
 See Also: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, confession, entering, entrance, entry, fee, incoming, ingress, matric, matriculation, readmission



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad*mis"sion\, n. [L. admissio: cf. F. admission. See
1. The act or practice of admitting.

2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance;
   access; power to approach.

         What numbers groan for sad admission there! --Young.

3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved;
   the act of acknowledging something ?serted;
   acknowledgment; concession.

         The too easy admission of doctrines.  --Macaulay.

4. (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.

5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made
   out of court are received in evidence.

6. (Eng. Eccl. 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. --Shipley.

Syn: Admittance; concession; acknowledgment; concurrence;
     allowance. See {Admittance}.

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