Definition of readmit in English:

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readmit

Pronunciation: /riːədˈmɪt/

verb (readmits, readmitting, readmitted)

[with object]
Admit (someone) to a place or organization again: they were readmitted to hospital
More example sentences
  • In November he was readmitted to hospital and put on a ventilator for ten days after doctors suspected the steroids had affected his immune system.
  • But he was readmitted to the hospital and died there two days later.
  • One month later, she was readmitted to the hospital with gradually worsening shortness of breath, cyanosis, and one episode of loss of consciousness lasting for a few seconds.

Derivatives

readmission

Pronunciation: /riːədˈmɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • ‘Our objective was always to create the climate in which an application for readmission stood a realistic chance of success,’ he said.
  • When told there would be no readmission without ticket, the woman declared, ‘I'm with the company and I'll use the stage door’.
  • His readmission prompted a severe bout of post-operative depression - which doctors had told him to expect - but he didn't expect it to hit him so hard.

readmittance

Pronunciation: /riːədˈmɪtəns/
noun
Example sentences
  • Our overall European representation, the minimum possible on readmittance, is now at the maximum level.
  • Alabama, Arkansas, North and South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana all ratified the amendment and gained readmittance to the Union.
  • The new state governments were to provide for black suffrage and to ratify the Fourteenth Amendment as conditions for readmittance to the Union.

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