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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The right to enter.

Usage examples (34)
  • The journalist gained admittance to the meeting by showing a press card.
  • Remember admittance is the first step to recovery.
  • Neither friends nor strangers could gain admittance there unless they came vested with authority from the coroner.
  • We had to ring the bell repeatedly before we could gain admittance, to allow her time to change her ordinary dress. for more
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