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 Meanings and Examples of ADMISSION
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admission
 n.  act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  And, after boasting this way of my tolerance, I come to the admission that it has a limit.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
2  Sometimes they came and went without having met Gatsby at all, came for the party with a simplicity of heart that was its own ticket of admission.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
3  I made the admission with reluctance, for it seemed to have a boyish look, and she already treated me more than enough like a boy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXIX
4  I mistrusted a design to entrap me into some admission.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLVII
5  I suppose not,' returned my aunt, rather grudging the admission; 'but it's very aggravating.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
6  And I am myself to be judge," said the Templar, "and am only to be convicted on my own admission, that I have seen no maiden so beautiful since Pentecost was a twelvemonth.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
7  I would," said the Black Knight, "there were some one among us who could obtain admission into the castle, and discover how the case stands with the besieged.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
8  With this threat he left his turret, and carried to the hall of the castle his unwonted intelligence, that a holy friar stood before the gate and demanded instant admission.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
9  But he had absolutely refused any outward admission of it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
10  For, these are matters totally beneath a female who is acknowledged by universal admission to be far above the numerous little foibles and weaknesses of her sex.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
11  They feared to ask, knowing it might involve an admission of his too close affiliations with the Yankees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
12  He said nothing except to offer her his arm, for, by her own admission, she was exhausted.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In X
13  The candor of Mrs. Pontellier's admission greatly pleased Mademoiselle Reisz.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXI
14  I regarded it as a sort of admission of my right to the whole.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
15  She felt that as she brought with her the person the dying man wished to see, her own admission was assured.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Academic ability is not the sole criterion for admission to the college.
2  My mind fastened on his admission that he was an agent.
3  Students apply for admission to a particular college.
4  Secondly, admission to a psychiatric unit has presumably been the result of distress which in many cases will persist after admission.
5  Shortly after his admission into hospital he had a massive brain haemorrhage and died.
6  She failed to gain admission to the university of her choice.
7  He's applied for admission to the local college.
8  The Senator's admission that he had lied to Congress shocked many Americans.
9  Application for admission to this course should be made directly to the University.
10  Hospital admission is not necessary in most cases.
11  The question was a tacit admission that a mistake had indeed been made.
12  A clever lawyer can cozen the prisoner into an admission of guilt.
13  A clever lawyer should be able to trick the prisoner into an admission of guilt.
14  The British media have created a fierce controversy over Oxford's admission procedures and elitism in general.
15  He wept for joy when he received the admission notice.