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English definition of “admit of sth”

admit of sth

formal phrasal verb with admit     /ədˈmɪt/ verb (-tt-)
to allow something or make it possible: The present schedule does not admit of modification (= it cannot be changed). The latest events admit of several interpretations.Allowing and permitting
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