Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

An admitting or being admitted; entrance; admission.

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Usage examples "admittance":

  1. Late in the afternoon of the day that saw Madeline depart from his elegant rooms, Mr. Davlin arrived, and found no one to deny him admittance. - "Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter", Lawrence L. Lynch.
  2. In every city, town and village, sometimes in the midst of woods, in the mountains and most lonely places, are small temples, the doors of which are continually left open for the admittance of such as may be desirous of consulting their destiny. - "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton", John Barrow.
  3. Got used to being refused admittance to the repair shop. - "Lost Farm Camp", Harry Herbert Knibbs.