Definition of admissible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ədˈmɪsəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ədˈmɪsəbl//
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that can be allowed or accepted, especially in court Photographs are usually admissible evidence provided it can be proved that they are authentic. The claim was not admissible under the current policy. opposite inadmissible Word Originearly 17th cent.: from medieval Latin admissibilis, from Latin admittere, from ad- ‘to’ + mittere ‘send’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: admissible