admittance admittance  /əd ˈmɪ təns/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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

Quotes

  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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