Definition of admittance
1a : the act or process of admittingb : permission to enter
2 : the reciprocal of the impedance of a circuit
Examples of admittance in a Sentence
He tried to enter the restaurant but was refused admittance.
They opposed the admittance of women into the club.
The sign said “No Admittance.”
Recent Examples of admittance from the Web
A no-contest plea acknowledges there is sufficient evidence to convict, but is not an admittance of guilt.
Folks staying in Disney World hotels were treated to one hour of early admittance, but even some of those visitors had to endure the morning lines.
In addition to gaining admittance into the world’s most infamous confederation of super villains, winners will also be given a spot on a special DVD that commentates the E.L.E.’s finest.
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First Known Use of admittance
ADMITTANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of admittance for English Language Learners
: permission to enter a place or to become a member of a club, group, etc. : permission to be admitted
ADMITTANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of admittance for Students
: permission to enter
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