admittance admittance  /əd ˈmɪ təns/


  1. (n) the right to enter
  2. (n) the act of admitting someone to enter


  1. He was denied admittance as an enemy alien, which was less trouble than straightening out San Marinese-Turkish relations.
  2. About 97% of the children were treated and released, mostly with sprains or strains serious injuries, but not severe enough to require admittance to the hospital.
  3. The Propaganda Ministry issued a statement that the incident would serve as a warning against the future admittance of other films with Jewish actors.


  • Chicago Cubs Suspend Ian Stewart After Twitter Rant

    COMMENTARY | Regardless of the inappropriate comments Chicago Cubs' third baseman Ian Stewart recently unloaded via Twitter, it is an easy admittance that Stewart has had a tough tenure with the Cubs. And it hasn't been entirely his fault. His lacking performance -- think .164 average in Triple-A -- has been a huge contributor as to why he lost his roster spot on the major-league roster, but ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "He stated that his steroid use didn't help his power output," Schmidt said. "He may believe that, and it may be true, but I don't think it was what the public really wanted to hear. They probably wanted to hear an admittance that his numbers...
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Mike Schmidt Source: The News Journal

  2. "It was a real kind of admittance, but it was only him and I in the room," Johnson told the Times.
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Ted Johnson Source: Forbes

  3. "Millions of people have falsified records to gain unlawful admittance and benefit from that amnesty," said Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, R-Irvine, who is running for US Senate.
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Chuck DeVore Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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