readmission

noun

re·​ad·​mis·​sion (ˌ)rē-əd-ˈmi-shən How to pronounce readmission (audio)
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plural readmissions
: a second or subsequent admission : the act of readmitting someone or something
readmission to the hospital five days after discharge
college readmissions

Word History

First Known Use

1647, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of readmission was in 1647

Dictionary Entries Near readmission

Cite this Entry

“Readmission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/readmission. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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