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admission

noun [C/U]  /ədˈmɪʃ·ən, æd-/ us  

admission noun [C/U] (PERMISSION TO ENTER)

permission to study at a school or college, or permission to enter a theater or other building: [U] How many students will gain admission to Yale? [U] The club refuses admission to those under 18. Admission is also the price paid to enter a place: [C] Museum admission is $5.

admission noun [C/U] (STATEMENT)

a statement accepting the truth about something: [C] There was no admission of guilt from anyone.
(Definition of admission from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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