admit of sth - definition in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “admit of sth”

See all translations

admit of sth

formal
phrasal verb with admit uk   us   /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.
Translations of “admit of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 容許, 給予…機會, 為…留有餘地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容许, 给予…机会, 为…留有余地…
(Definition of admit of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of admit of sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More