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admission

Pronunciation: /ədˈmɪʃən/

Translation of admission in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (to building, theater, exhibition) entrada (feminine), admisión (feminine) the management reserves the right to refuse admission reservado el derecho de admisión 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (price) (precio (masculine) de) entrada (feminine) admission free/$5 entrada gratuita/5 dólares they don't charge admission to the museum no cobran la entrada al museo
    Example sentences
    • The exhibition officially opens to the public today and admission is included in the normal entry price.
    • Dancing will commence from 10.30 pm and admission includes free entry into a draw for a picture.
    • This demonstration will be open to the public, and admission is E5 including tea and a raffle.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (into college, society) ingreso (masculine), admisión (feminine) 1.4 countable/numerable (into hospital) ingreso (masculine), internación (feminine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)
    Example sentences
    • No doubt there are some very good arguments to be had about the need to reform the exam system, and the process of university admission.
    • The nurse explains hospital admission routines and the process of being prepared for surgery.
    • Therefore, the nurse planned the evening work activities to allow time for the admission process.
    Example sentences
    • That year also saw a record number of admissions: 1.64 billion.
    • Admissions in 2003 fell to 167.3 million - 5% down on 2002's record 176 million total, the Film Council said.
    • The cinema industry has been fighting back since its lowest point in the 1980s when admissions sank to 54 million in 1984 at the height of the home video boom.
  • 2 c and u (confession) admisión (feminine), reconocimiento (masculine) he was, on o by his own admission, a poor father él mismo admitía or reconocía que no era un buen padre
    Example sentences
    • By his own admission that's one of his best qualities: to bring out the best in players who are maybe not as good as some in other teams.
    • By their own admission that is way beyond their technological grasp, and may remain forever out of reach.
    • I take their complete silence on this issue as an admission that their earlier claims are unsustainable.

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