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"admissible" in British English

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admissibleadjective

uk   us   /ədˈmɪs.ɪ.bl̩/ formal
consideredsatisfactory and ​acceptable in a ​lawcourt: The ​judgeruled that new evidence was admissible.
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admissibility
noun [U] uk   /ədˌmɪs.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(Definition of admissible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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admissibleadjective

 us   /ədˈmɪs·ə·bəl, æd-/ law
able to be ​considered in a ​court of ​law: The ​judgeruled that this new ​evidence was admissible.
(Definition of admissible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"admissible" in Business English

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admissibleadjective

uk   us   /ədˈmɪsəbl/ LAW
allowed or able to be considered in a ​court of ​law: The board's ​findings would be admissible in ​criminalcourt. It remains to be seen whether the ​reportproduces any admissible ​evidence.
admissibility
noun [U]
There is some ​dispute about the admissibility of children's ​evidence.
(Definition of admissible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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