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Translation of admitir in English:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (aceptar)
    to accept
    to accept
    no lo admitieron en el colegio
    he wasn't accepted by the school
    no fue admitido en el club
    he wasn't accepted for membership of the club
    his application for membership of the club was rejected
    el recurso fue admitido a trámite
    leave was granted for an appeal to a higher court
    no pienso admitir que llegues a estas horas
    I will not have you coming home at this time
    no se admiten propinas
    no gratuities accepted
    no tipping allowed
    se admiten tarjetas de crédito
    we take or accept credit cards
    admite monedas de 1 euro
    accepts 1 euro coins
    1.2 (dar cabida a) un discurso que admite varias interpretaciones
    a speech which may be interpreted in several different ways
    a speech which allows of or admits of several different interpretations [formal]
    la situación no admite paralelo con la del año pasado
    the present situation cannot be compared with the situation last year
    lo que dijo no admite discusión
    there can be no arguing with what she said
    el asunto no admite demora
    the matter must be dealt with immediately
Example sentences
  • Pero Toussaint seguía sin querer admitir las verdaderas intenciones de Napoleón.
  • Krugman admite públicamente su profunda devoción a Lord Keynes.
  • Podríamos admitir que los neoliberales han hecho por lo menos dos cosas importantes.
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