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general admission

an admission charge for unreserved seats at a theatrical performance, sports event, etc.
Origin of general admission
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • You can then have as many as you think we need for general admission.

    A Pirate of Parts Richard Neville
  • There isn't any general admission to the public this way, is there?

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • She had all along taken it for granted that a general admission that she had lived with Owen as his wife would be sufficient.

    Evelyn Innes George Moore
  • This plan was voted a good one, and steps were at once taken to change the form and style of the general admission tickets.

  • Its general admission would tend, in a great measure, to produce the very evils it appears to lament.

    Headlong Hall Thomas Love Peacock
  • He has about eighteen years' service and is by general admission a very good gunner, quick, resourceful, and of instant decision.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley
  • This pure zeal for the establishment and general admission of the truth is usually termed 'contradictoriness.'

    The Human Machine E. Arnold Bennett
  • But among those who agree in this general admission, many differences have prevailed.

    Aristotle George Grote

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