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English definition of “admit”

admit

verb (ALLOW IN)    /ədˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
[T] to allow someone to enter a place: Each ticket admits one member and one guest. Men will not be admitted to the restaurant without a tie.literary A gap between the curtains admitted the faint glimmer of a street lamp.Allowing and permitting [T] to allow a person or country to join an organization: Spain was admitted to the European Community in 1986.Allowing and permitting [T] to allow someone to enter a hospital because they need medical care: UK She was admitted to hospital (US to the hospital) suffering from shock.Allowing and permitting
(Definition of admit verb (ALLOW IN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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