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English definition of “admit”

admit

verb     /ədˈmɪt/ (present participle admitting, past tense and past participle admitted)
SOMETHING BAD [I, T] B1 to agree that you did something bad , or that something bad is true : [+ doing sth] Both men admitted taking illegal drugs . [+ to + doing sth] She admitted to stealing the keys . I was wrong - I admit it. [+ (that)] He finally admitted that he couldn't cope .Admitting and confessing
ALLOW [T] to allow someone to enter somewhere , especially to take someone who is sick into hospital : UK to be admitted to hospital / US to be admitted to the hospital It says on the ticket 'admits 2'.Allowing and permitting
(Definition of admit verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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