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admission

ad·mis·sion

admission

 
pronunciation:
d mI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of letting someone enter something, or the condition of being allowed to enter.
He was in charge of hospital admissions.She had to fill out many forms before her admission to the hospital.
synonyms:
entrance, entry
similar words:
arrival
definition 2: the price a person must pay to enter.
Admission to the movie is six dollars.
similar words:
cost, fare, price, ticket
Word Parts
The word admission contains the following parts:
ad- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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Originally a Latin preposition and prefix, ad- occurs in English in Latin loanwords. It has multiple forms, as the final 'd' sound in ad- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms: ac-, af-, ag-1, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, and at-.
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.