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admission

[ ad-mish-uhn ]
/ ædˈmɪʃ ən /
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noun

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Origin of admission

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English, from Anglo-French and Latin admissiōn- (stem of admissiō ), equivalent to admiss-, past participial stem of the verb admittere admit + -iōn- -ion
1. See entrance1.
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
admissive, adjective
C15: from Latin admissiōn-, from admittere to admit
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