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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Admission  \Ad*mis"sion\,  n.  [L.  admissio:  cf  F.  admission.  See 
  {Admit}.] 
  1.  The  act  or  practice  of  admitting. 
 
  2.  Power  or  permission  to  enter  admittance;  entrance; 
  access  power  to  approach. 
 
  What  numbers  groan  for  sad  admission  there!  --Young. 
 
  3.  The  granting  of  an  argument  or  position  not  fully  proved; 
  the  act  of  acknowledging  something  ?serted; 
  acknowledgment;  concession. 
 
  The  too  easy  admission  of  doctrines.  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  (Law)  Acquiescence  or  concurrence  in  a  statement  made  by 
  another,  and  distinguishable  from  a  confession  in  that  an 
  admission  presupposes  prior  inquiry  by  another,  but  a 
  confession  may  be  made  without  such  inquiry. 
 
  5.  A  fact  point,  or  statement  admitted;  as  admission  made 
  out  of  court  are  received  in  evidence. 
 
  6.  (Eng.  Eccl.  Law)  Declaration  of  the  bishop  that  he 
  approves  of  the  presentee  as  a  fit  person  to  serve  the 
  cure  of  the  church  to  which  he  is  presented.  --Shipley. 
 
  Syn:  Admittance;  concession;  acknowledgment;  concurrence; 
  allowance.  See  {Admittance}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  admission 
  n  1:  the  act  of  admitting  someone  to  enter  "the  surgery  was 
  performed  on  his  second  admission  to  the  clinic"  [syn:  {admittance}] 
  2:  an  acknowledgment  of  the  truth  of  something 
  3:  the  fee  charged  for  admission  [syn:  {entrance  fee},  {admission 
  charge},  {admission  fee},  {admission  price},  {price  of 
  admission},  {entrance  money}] 




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