admit of

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Related to admit of: admittedly

w>admit of

vi +prep obj (form)zulassen (+acc)
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Substance, again, does not appear to admit of variation of degree.
"After all, may not another ground be taken on which this article of the Constitution will admit of a still more ready defense?
It cannot admit of a doubt that the entire power of appointment would enable him much more effectually to establish a dangerous empire over that body, than a mere power of nomination subject to their control.