general admission


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

Example Sentences

Reserved seating is $20; general admission is $10.
Recent Examples on the Web Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $15 for students, seniors, artists and military. John Coffren, Baltimore Sun, 16 Mar. 2023 From April 1 to May 21, tickets are $22 for general admission and $19 for zoo members. The Courier-Journal, 9 Mar. 2023 Tickets: $65 for general admission and $90 for VIP. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 8 Mar. 2023 Performance, free, starts at 7 p.m.; ice skating is $10 for general admission, $6 for students and children 12 and younger (not including skate rentals)., 3 Feb. 2023 Tickets are priced at $79.95 for general admission, according to promoter Live Nation/Red Mountain Entertainment. Mary Colurso |, al, 31 Jan. 2023 Tickets cost up to $19 for general admission; details can be found on Eventbrite. Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2023 Early bird weekend passes -- $199.99 for general admission and $499.99 for VIP -- are available now at cleveland, 20 Jan. 2023 Tickets cost $20+ for general admission, $30+ for reserved seats. Ben Crandell, Sun Sentinel, 12 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of general admission was in 1969

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Cite this Entry

“General admission.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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