- that may be allowed or conceded; allowable: an admissible plan.
- capable or worthy of being admitted: admissible evidence.
Origin of admissible
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- 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
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Word Origin and History for non-admissible
1610s, from Middle French admissible, from past participle stem of Latin admittere (see admit). Legal sense is recorded from 1849.
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