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admissible

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adjective ad·mis·si·ble \əd-ˈmi-sə-bəl, ad-\

Simple Definition of admissible

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of admissible

  1. 1 :  capable of being allowed or conceded :  permissible <evidence legally admissible in court>

  2. 2 :  capable or worthy of being admitted <admissible to the university>

admissibilityplay \-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of admissible in a sentence

  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


ADMISSIBLE Defined for Kids

admissible

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adjective ad·mis·si·ble \əd-ˈmi-sə-bəl\

Definition of admissible for Students

  1. :  able to be or deserving to be admitted or allowed :  allowable <The jury listened to all of the admissible evidence.>




Law Dictionary

admissible

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adjective ad·mis·si·ble \əd-ˈmi-sə-bəl, ad-\

Legal Definition of admissible

  1. :  capable of being allowed or permitted <the difficulty would be lessened if entries in books of account were admissible as prima facie evidence — B. N. Cardozo>

admissibility \-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ play noun




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