Definition for AD-MIS'SION

AD-MIS'SION, n. [L. admissio.]

  1. The act or practice of admitting, as the admission of aliens into our country; also the state of being admitted.
  2. Admittance; power or permission to enter; entrance; access; power to approach; as, our laws give to foreigners easy admission to the rights of citizens; the admission of clerk to a benefice.
  3. Allowance; grant of an argument or position not full proved.

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