Etymology
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admittance (n.)

1580s, "the action of admitting," formed in English from admit + -ance (if from Latin, it would have been *admittence; French uses accès in this sense). Used formerly in figurative senses where admission now prevails. Admissure was used in this sense from mid-15c.

updated on November 01, 2016

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Definitions of admittance from WordNet

admittance (n.)
the right to enter;
Synonyms: entree / access / accession / admission
admittance (n.)
the act of admitting someone to enter;
Synonyms: admission
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