1The process or fact of entering or being allowed to enter a place or institution: people were unable to gain admittance to the hall
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- Despite desperate attempts by the Carlow branch of the ISPCA to gain admittance to the site to save the birds, remarkably no one in county Carlow had a key to open the site's locked gates.
- The unfairness of it is even further emphasised when it comes to people queuing to gain admittance to nightclubs or pubs.
- In particular, the attempts of women to gain admittance to professional bodies have been documented in detail.