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admission

ad·mis·sion

admission

 
 
pronunciation:
d mI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or result of allowing entry.
She was in charge of the admission of sick people to the hospital.They were refused admission to the restaurant because they were barefoot.
synonyms:
entrée, entrance, entry
antonyms:
expulsion
similar words:
access, arrival, ingress
definition 2: the price for entry.
Admission to this movie is only two dollars.
similar words:
cost, fare, price, ticket
definition 3: the act of confessing.
We read about the mayor's admission of guilt in the newspaper this morning.
synonyms:
confession
similar words:
acknowledgment, avowal, profession
definition 4: acknowledgment or acceptance of a point at issue.
His admission of the other candidate's point during the debate surprised us.
synonyms:
concession
antonyms:
denial
similar words:
acknowledgment, surrender
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