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admittance

ad·mit·tance

admittance

pronunciation:
d mI tns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of entering or admitting.
antonyms:
exclusion
similar words:
entrance
definition 2: permission to enter; right of entry.
similar words:
access, entrance
Word Parts
The word admittance contains the following parts:
-ance, -ence, -ency, -ancy Latin noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, or act of
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The suffix group -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy attaches to verbs and Latin verb stems to create nouns. The suffix -ance is usually attached to whole English words, whereas -ence is usually attached to roots: compare eloquence and acceptance . For most nouns ending in -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy , there is a correponsponding adjective form ending in -ant, -ent.