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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-mish-uh n]
    • /ædˈmɪʃ ən/
    • /ədˈmɪʃ.ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-mish-uh n]
    • /ædˈmɪʃ ən/

Definitions of admission word

  • variable noun admission Admission is permission given to a person to enter a place, or permission given to a country to enter an organization. Admission is also the act of entering a place. 3
  • noun plural admission Admissions to a place such as a school or university are the people who are allowed to enter or join it. 3
  • uncountable noun admission Admission at a park, museum, or other place is the amount of money that you pay to enter it. 3
  • uncountable noun admission Admission is also used before a noun. 3
  • variable noun admission An admission is a statement that something bad, unpleasant, or embarrassing is true. 3
  • noun admission permission to enter or the right, authority, etc, to enter 3

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Origin of admission

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin admissiōn- (stem of admissiō), equivalent to admiss-, variant stem of admittere to admit + -iōn- -ion

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Parts of speech for Admission


admission popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

admission usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for admission

noun admission

  • confirmation — the act of confirming
  • introduction — the act of introducing or the state of being introduced.
  • acceptance — Acceptance of an offer or a proposal is the act of saying yes to it or agreeing to it.
  • admittance — Admittance is the act of entering a place or institution or the right to enter it.
  • access — If you have access to a building or other place, you are able or allowed to go into it.

Antonyms for admission

noun admission

  • prohibition — the act of prohibiting.
  • denial — A denial of something is a statement that it is not true, does not exist, or did not happen.
  • refusal — an act or instance of refusing.
  • conclusion — When you come to a conclusion, you decide that something is true after you have thought about it carefully and have considered all the relevant facts.
  • disallowance — to refuse to allow; reject; veto: to disallow a claim for compensation.

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