Admittance vs Admission what difference

what is difference between Admittance and Admission

English

Alternative forms

  • admittaunce (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ədˈmɪt.n̩s/

Noun

admittance (countable and uncountable, plural admittances)

  1. The act of admitting.
  2. Permission to enter, the power or right of entrance.
  3. Actual entrance, reception.
  4. (Britain, law) The act of giving possession of a copyhold estate.
  5. (physics) The reciprocal of impedance

Synonyms

  • admission, access, entrance, initiation

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ad.mi.tɑ̃s/
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃s

Noun

admittance f (plural admittances)

  1. (physics) admittance


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin admissio, admissionis; compare French admission. See admit.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, US) IPA(key): /ædˈmɪʃ.ən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Noun

admission (countable and uncountable, plural admissions)

  1. The act or practice of admitting.
  2. Permission to enter, or the entrance itself; admittance; entrance; access
  3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgement; concession.
  4. (law) Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry.
  5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence
  6. (Britain, ecclesiastical law) Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented.
  7. The cost or fee associated with attendance or entry.

Synonyms

  • admittance, concession, acknowledgment, concurrence, allowance

Derived terms

  • legacy admission
  • nonadmission
  • open admission
  • readmission
  • request for admission

Translations

See also

  • admission on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Further reading

  • admission in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • admission in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin admissio, admissionem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ad.mi.sjɔ̃/
  • Homophone: admissions

Noun

admission f (plural admissions)

  1. admission (act of admitting; state of being admitted)

Derived terms

  • examen d’admission

Related terms

  • admettre
  • admissible

Further reading

  • “admission” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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