ad·​mit·​tance | \ əd-ˈmi-tᵊn(t)s How to pronounce admittance (audio) , ad- \

Definition of admittance

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

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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.”
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Recent Examples on the Web There will be signs with QR codes placed around stadium parking lots for those who want to get e-tickets for admittance. Alvaro Montano, Houston Chronicle, "Cy-Fair ISD to limit stadium seating in 2020 football games due to COVID-19 pandemic," 10 Sep. 2020 Flexible cancellation and refund policies at a rental help during an unpredictable era when out-of-state quarantine and admittance restrictions fluctuate constantly. National Geographic, "A guide to renting a house during a pandemic," 3 Sep. 2020 Use the waiting room feature and control the admittance of guests. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, "'We will not be doing that again.' Local schools report 'Zoom-bombings,' increase security measures," 3 Sep. 2020 In Zoom, there are two options to make a meeting private: require a meeting password or use the waiting room feature and control the admittance of guests. Amber Randall,, "‘Zoom bombers’ invade virtual classrooms with racist, vulgar comments, exposing vulnerability of online learning," 2 Sep. 2020 The production also filmed outside the Tutwiler Hotel, which doubled for Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin hotel, for a scene where the Dodgers pulled up to the hotel on their team bus but were refused admittance because Robinson was black. Ben Flanagan |, al, "Chadwick Boseman, star of ‘Black Panther’, dies at 43," 29 Aug. 2020 With the season’s opening week less than a month a way, teams are beginning to finalize plans for fan admittance into their respective stadiums. Dallas News, "Rams announce no fans will be allowed in SoFi Stadium for opener vs. Cowboys," 25 Aug. 2020 The organization is reviewing applications for admittance to the group, but only those who are invited to join can apply. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "OANN reporter announces rival to White House Correspondents' Association," 20 Aug. 2020 The Falcons are the only other team thus far on the Saints' schedule to announce some changes to their admittance. Amie Just | Staff Writer,, "Saints' Week 2 game against Las Vegas Raiders to be held without fans," 3 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of admittance

1536, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for admittance

admit entry 1 + -ance

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The first known use of admittance was in 1536

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23 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Admittance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of admittance

formal : permission to enter a place or to become a member of a club, group, etc. : permission to be admitted


ad·​mit·​tance | \ əd-ˈmi-tᵊns How to pronounce admittance (audio) \

Kids Definition of admittance

: permission to enter

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