admissible

[ ad-mis-uh-buh l ]
/ ædˈmɪs ə bəl /

adjective

that may be allowed or conceded; allowable: an admissible plan.
capable or worthy of being admitted: admissible evidence.

Nearby words

  1. admire,
  2. admirer,
  3. admiring,
  4. admiringly,
  5. admissibility,
  6. admission,
  7. admissive,
  8. admit,
  9. admittance,
  10. admittedly

Origin of admissible

1605–15; < Latin admiss- (see admission) + -ible; or < French, formed from same elements

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British Dictionary definitions for admissibility

admissible

/ (ədˈmɪsəbəl) /

adjective

able or deserving to be considered or allowed
deserving to be admitted or allowed to enter
law (esp of evidence) capable of being or bound to be admitted in a court of law
Derived Formsadmissibility or admissibleness, noun

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