admissible


ad·mis·si·ble

adjective \əd-ˈmi-sə-bəl, ad-\

: able to be admitted or allowed; especially : able to be allowed or considered in a legal case

Full Definition of ADMISSIBLE

1
:  capable of being allowed or conceded :  permissible <evidence legally admissible in court>
2
:  capable or worthy of being admitted <admissible to the university>
ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of ADMISSIBLE

  1. The judge decided that the confession was admissible in court.
  2. <using direct quotations without naming your source is not admissible>

Origin of ADMISSIBLE

French, from Medieval Latin admissibilis, from Latin admissus, past participle of admittere
First Known Use: 1611

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