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admission

noun (ALLOWING IN)    /ədˈmɪʃ.ən/
B1 [U or C] the money that you pay to enter a place: How much do they charge for admission? The admission charge/fee is €5.Arrivals and departuresCosts and expenses B2 [U] permission to enter a place: Admission to the exhibition will be by invitation only. There's a notice outside the building that says 'No admission before twelve noon'.Arrivals and departuresCosts and expenses admissions [plural] the people allowed into a college, hospital, or other place, or the process of allowing people in: Half of all hospital admissions are emergencies, and these are treated straight away.Arriving, entering and invadingPeople who receive medical treatment
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