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admit

verb  /ədˈmɪt, æd-/ (-tt-) us  

admit verb (ACCEPT)

to recognize or accept something as true: [T] He admitted his guilt. [+ (that) clause] She admitted (that) she had made a mistake.

admit verb (ALLOW IN)

[T] to allow someone or something to enter: Each ticket admits one member and a guest.
admittance
noun [U]  /ədˈmɪt·əns, æd-/ us  
He was refused admittance to the club.
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