admission admission  /æd ˈmɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of admitting someone to enter
  2. (n) an acknowledgment of the truth of something
  3. (n) the fee charged for admission
  4. (n) the right to enter

Usage(s):

  1. Despite Harvard's decision to stop early admissions, more students are applying for college earlier and earlier.
  2. Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace was able to get an important, and clarifying, admission from Vice President Dick Cheney in an interview that was broadcast today.
  3. An exclusive look at the admissions process of three top schools exposes the myths that keep students from getting into the college of their choice.

News

  1. Food Network says it won't renew Paula Deen's contract after admission she used racial slurs

    Food Network says it won't renew Paula Deen's contract after admission she used racial slurs.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Free admission for Go Skateboarding Day today

    Free events at local skate parks today Not only is today the first day of summer, but it marks the 10th anniversary of Go Skateboarding Day. Some local skateparks offer free admission and many other free events. Get more details here.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. Free Admission to Flying Tigers Game on Saturday

    The Ledger Media Group and the Lakeland Flying Tigers are presenting Sunset Celebration on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Joker Marchant Stadium, with free admission to the game.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

Quotes

  1. "Her admission is long overdue and underscores the shame and dishonor that are inherent with cheating," US Olympic Committee chairman Peter Ueberroth said in a statement. "As further recognition of her complicity in this matter, Ms. Jones...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Peter Ueberroth Source: FOXNews

  2. "Any admission regarding the use of illegal performance-enhancing substances, no matter how casual, must be taken seriously," Selig said in a statement.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Bud Selig Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "There was no confession, no admission of a crime by Joran on any of these tapes, which is very telling," Tacopina said on ABC's "Good Morning America."
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Joe Tacopina Source: Washington Post

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