general admission


Definition of general admission

: a fee paid for admission to a usually unreserved seating area (as in an auditorium or stadium)

Examples of general admission in a Sentence

Reserved seating is $20; general admission is $10.
Recent Examples on the Web Seating is general admission, first come, first served. Mary Colurso |, al, 1 Oct. 2021 Tickets are $15 general admission through Phillip Valys,, 9 Aug. 2021 Tickets are general admission and are available online and at the door. Jenny Berg, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 All tickets are general admission in the lower bowl of FirstEnergy Stadium on a first-come, first-serve basis. Scott Patsko, cleveland, 20 July 2021 There will be no general admission or standing room access. Katherine Fominykh,, 13 May 2021 Seating is general admission, and tickets, $35, are available at Jack W. Hill, Arkansas Online, 13 May 2021 There will be no general admission or single-ticket sales. Jim Kiest,, 21 Jan. 2021 Tickets are $25 for general admission/floor and $75 for reserved/mezzanine. Matt Wake |, al, 31 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of general admission

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of general admission was in 1969

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5 Oct 2021

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“General admission.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of general admission

: a situation in which a customer pays a fee to get into an event (such as a concert or baseball game) but is not assigned to a specific seat


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