admittance

noun ad·mit·tance \ əd-ˈmi-tᵊn(t)s , ad- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of admittance

1 a : the act or process of admitting
b : permission to enter
2 : the reciprocal of the impedance of a circuit

Examples of admittance in a Sentence

  1. He tried to enter the restaurant but was refused admittance.

  2. They opposed the admittance of women into the club.

  3. The sign said “No Admittance.”

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Origin and Etymology of admittance


ADMITTANCE Defined for English Language Learners

admittance

noun

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

admittance

noun ad·mit·tance \ əd-ˈmi-tᵊns \

Definition of admittance for Students

: permission to enter


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