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admission

access: Admission is on the side of the building.; entrance fee: For the price of admission, you get to see two shows; confession of guilt: His admission of the crime got him a lighter sentence.
Not to be confused with:
admittance – the act of entering; the permission to enter: Only members are allowed admittance.
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ad·mis·sion

 (ăd-mĭsh′ən)
n.
1.
a. The act of admitting or allowing to enter: The admission of new students occurs in the spring.
b. The right to enter or be accepted: The ticket grants admission to the show.
c. The price required or paid for entering; an entrance fee.
d. The people admitted, as to an institution: Hospital admissions rose last month.
2.
a. A disclosure or confession, as of having made a mistake or done something wrong.
b. A voluntary acknowledgment of a fact or truth; a concession: By his own admission the project was underfunded.
c. Law A statement against one's personal interests that can be used as evidence in a law case.

[Middle English, from Latin admissiō, admissiōn-, from admissus, past participle of admittere, to admit; see admit.]

ad·mis′sive (-mĭs′ĭv) adj.
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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]
adˈmissive adj
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ad•mis•sion

(ædˈmɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of allowing to enter; entrance granted, as by permission or monetary means.
2. right or permission to enter: to grant admission.
3. the price paid for entrance, as to a theater.
4. the act or condition of being received or accepted in a profession, office, etc.
5. confession of a charge, error, or crime; acknowledgment.
6. an acknowledgment of the truth of something.
7. a point or statement admitted; concession.
[1400–50; < Latin admissiō=admitt(ere) to admit + -tiō -tion]
ad•mis′sive (-ˈmɪs ɪv) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.admission - the act of admitting someone to enteradmission - the act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
incoming, ingress, entering, entrance, entry - the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
readmission - the act of admitting someone again; "the surgery was performed on his readmission to the clinic"
matric, matriculation - admission to a group (especially a college or university)
2.admission - an acknowledgment of the truth of somethingadmission - an acknowledgment of the truth of something
acknowledgement, acknowledgment - a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
confession - an admission of misdeeds or faults
3.admission - the fee charged for admissionadmission - the fee charged for admission  
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
4.admission - the right to enteradmission - the right to enter      
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
door - anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success"
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admission

noun
1. admittance, access, entry, introduction, entrance, acceptance, initiation, entrée, ingress There have been increases in hospital admissions of children.
2. entry fee, entry, entrance, entrance fee, admission fee, entry charge Gates open at 9 and admission is free.
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admission

noun
1. The state of being allowed entry:
2. The right to enter or make use of:
3. The act of admitting to something:
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Translations
دُخُولإعْتِرَاف
přijetípřipuštěnípřiznánívstup
adgangindrømmelseoptagelse
pääsymaksu
prijem
beismerés
aîgangurviîurkenning, játning
入場
입장
pripustenie
priznanjevstopnina
tillträde
การอนุญาตให้เข้า
sự cho vào

admission

[ədˈmɪʃən]
A. N
1. (to building) → entrada f
admission is free on Sundaysla entrada es gratuita los domingos
"admission free"entrada gratis
"no admission"prohibida la entrada, se prohíbe la entrada
we gained admission by a windowlogramos entrar por una ventana
2. (to institution as member) → ingreso m (to en)
3. (= acknowledgement) → confesión f, reconocimiento m
it would be an admission of defeatsería un reconocimiento de la derrota, sería reconocer la derrota
by or on his own admissionél mismo lo reconoce
he made an admission of guilthizo una confesión de culpabilidad, se confesó culpable
B. CPD admission fee Ncuota f de entrada
admissions form N (US) (Univ) → impreso m de matrícula
admissions office N (US) (Univ) → secretaría f
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admission

[ədˈmɪʃən] n
(= admittance) (to college)admission f; (to country)entrée f; (to exhibition, night club etc)entrée f
Poland wanted admission to the European Community
BUT La Pologne a voulu entrer dans l'Union européenne.
hospital admissions → admissions hospitalières
increases in hospital admissions → l'augmentation des admissions hospitalières
admission to hospital → admission à l'hôpital, hospitalisation f
to gain admission → être admis(e)
to gain admission to → être admis(e) dans
"admission free", "free admission" → "entrée libre"
"admission £2.50" → "entrée £2.50"
(= confession) → aveu m
by his own admission → de son propre aveu
an admission of guilt → un aveu de culpabilité
an admission of failure → un aveu d'échecadmission charge n (to club)droits mpl d'admission; (to museum, concert)prix m d'entréeadmission fee n (to club, organization)droits mpl d'admission; (to museum, concert)prix m d'entréeadmission price n (to club, organization)droits mpl d'admission; (to museum, concert)prix m d'entréeadmissions office n [university] → bureau m des inscriptionsadmissions tutor n [university] → responsable mf des inscriptions (dans université, faculté)
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admission

n
(= entry)Zutritt m; (to university) → Zulassung f; (to hospital) → Einlieferung f (→ to in +acc); (= price)Eintritt m; no admission to minorsZutritt für Minderjährige verboten; to gain admission to a buildingZutritt zu einem Gebäude erhalten; he had gained admission to a whole new worlder hatte Zugang zu einer ganz neuen Welt gefunden; a visa is necessary for admission to the countryfür die Einreise ist ein Visum nötig; unrestricted admission to a countryunbegrenzte Einreiseerlaubnis; admission feeEintrittspreis m
(Jur, of evidence etc) → Zulassung f
(= confession)Eingeständnis nt; on or by his own admissionnach eigenem Eingeständnis; that would be an admission of failuredas hieße, sein Versagen eingestehen
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admission

[ədˈmɪʃn] n
a. (entry, to society, school) → ammissione f; (to exhibition, night club, building) → entrata, ingresso; (price) → prezzo del biglietto (d'ingresso)
"admission free" or "free admission" → "ingresso gratuito"
b. (confession) → ammissione f, confessione f
it would be an admission of defeat → sarebbe come dichiararsi sconfitto
by his own admission → per sua ammissione
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admit

(ədˈmit) past tense, past participle adˈmitted verb
1. to allow to enter. This ticket admits one person.
2. to say that one accepts as true. He admitted (that) he was wrong.
adˈmissible (-səbl) adjective
allowable. admissible evidence.
adˈmission (-ʃən) noun
1. being allowed to enter; entry. They charge a high price for admission.
2. (an) act of accepting the truth of (something). an admission of guilt.
adˈmittance noun
the right or permission to enter. The notice said `No admittance'.
adˈmittedly adverb
as is generally accepted. Admittedly, she is not well.
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admission

دُخُول přijetí adgang Einlass άδεια εισόδου entrada pääsymaksu admission prijem ingresso 入場 입장 toegang adgang wstęp admissão допуск tillträde การอนุญาตให้เข้า kabul sự cho vào 入场
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admission

n. [to a hospital] ingreso; internación, admisión;
___ diagnosisdiagnóstico del ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

admission

n ingreso
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References in classic literature ?
Now, the admission of the people to any share in the government should either be (as I said before) regulated by a census, or else, as at Thebes, allowed to those who for a certain time have ceased from any mechanic employment, or as at Massalia, where they are chosen according to their worth, whether citizens or foreigners.
In vain had he refused admission to Stones Hill; every day the inquisitive neighbors scaled the palisades, some even carrying their imprudence to the point of smoking while surrounded by bales of gun-cotton.
'That'll inform you.' And so saying Mrs Jarley produced another announcement, wherein it was stated, that, in consequence of numerous inquiries at the wax-work door, and in consequence of crowds having been disappointed in obtaining admission, the Exhibition would be continued for one week longer, and would re-open next day.
If anybody, of whatsoever degree, said a word that he didn't approve of, he instantly required to have it "taken down." If anybody wouldn't make an admission, he said, "I'll have it out of you!" and if anybody made an admission, he said, "Now I have got you!" the magistrates shivered under a single bite of his finger.
It is true, that where treaties of commerce stipulate for the mutual appointment of consuls, whose functions are connected with commerce, the admission of foreign consuls may fall within the power of making commercial treaties; and that where no such treaties exist, the mission of American consuls into foreign countries may PERHAPS be covered under the authority, given by the ninth article of the Confederation, to appoint all such civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States.
If he could have saved his seven shillings, he would certainly have sent me to scramble for a place in the pit of the great university theater; but his purse was empty, and his son was not eligible therefore for admission, in a gentlemanly capacity, at the doors.
Drake to give you, and any friends of yours, the freest admission to the house and grounds."
New Jersey is too small a State to think of being a frontier, in opposition to this still more powerful combination; nor do there appear to be any obstacles to her admission into it.
The Senator was by no means to undertake my instruction himself; his nephew, who had just begun to read law, was to be my fellow-student, and we were to keep each other up to the work, and to recite to each other, until we thought we had enough law to go before a board of attorneys and test our fitness for admission to the bar.
His work included the adjudgment of the arms of Achilles to Odysseus, the madness of Aias, the bringing of Philoctetes from Lemnos and his cure, the coming to the war of Neoptolemus who slays Eurypylus, son of Telephus, the making of the wooden horse, the spying of Odysseus and his theft, along with Diomedes, of the Palladium: the analysis concludes with the admission of the wooden horse into Troy by the Trojans.
It was like a "spirit message," such as are delivered at seances of spiritualists for a dollar admission.
That some person, or persons, must have got admission in this way, appears evident from the fact of the aperture being there.