- 1 1.1 (aceptar) [candidato] to accept; [comportamiento/excusa] 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 o 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 o 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
- 2 (confesar, reconocer) to admit admitió su culpabilidad she admitted her guilt admito que me equivoqué I admit I was wrong o that I made a mistake admitió haberla visto he admitted having seen her
- 3 [local] to hold el estadio admite 4.000 personas the stadium holds 4,000 people o has a capacity of 4,000
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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.