admission

[ ad-mish-uh n ]
/ ædˈmɪʃ ən /

noun

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Origin of admission

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin admissiōn- (stem of admissiō), equivalent to admiss-, variant stem of admittere to admit + -iōn- -ion

SYNONYMS FOR admission

1 See entrance1.
2 access.

OTHER WORDS FROM admission

non·ad·mis·sion, nounpro·ad·mis·sion, adjectivere·ad·mis·sion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for admission

admission
/ (ədˈmɪʃən) /

noun

permission to enter or the right, authority, etc, to enter
the price charged for entrance
acceptance for a position, office, etc
a confession, as of a crime, mistake, etc
an acknowledgment of the truth or validity of something

Derived forms of admission

admissive, adjective

Word Origin for admission

C15: from Latin admissiōn-, from admittere to admit
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