Translation of admitir in English:

admitir

vt

  • 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

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