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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
admissible evidence (=acceptable in a court of law)
▪ Her lawyer advised that the tape would not be admissible evidence in court.
▪ This usually occurred indirectly, but none the less effectively introducing this information which Parliament had tried to rule out as admissible evidence.
▪ Again, is parliamentary material admissible in support of an argument for an alternative construction?
▪ Confessions made during this period are admissible and often devastating.
▪ Government lawyers said the case was neither merited nor admissible.
▪ However, if certain conditions hold, it can be shown that the algorithm is near admissible.
▪ It was simply not admissible that something as blatantly solid as a rock could have come from the heavens.
▪ Parliamentary material is admissible where the legislation is ambiguous, uncertain or leads to an absurdity.
▪ The judge ruled that the documents were admissible, and this appeal is basically against that ruling.
▪ Thereafter section 433 of the Act of 1986 renders the evidence admissible.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Admissible \Ad*mis"si*ble\, a. [F. admissible, LL. admissibilis. See Admit.] Entitled to be admitted, or worthy of being admitted; that may be allowed or conceded; allowable; as, the supposition is hardly admissible. -- Ad*mis"si*ble*ness, n. -- Ad*mis"si*bly, adv.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1610s, from Middle French admissible, from past participle stem of Latin admittere (see admit). Legal sense is recorded from 1849.


a. 1 capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed; allowable, permissible, acceptable 2 (context artificial intelligence English) Describing a heuristic that never overestimates the cost of reaching a goal.


adj. deserving to be admitted; "admissible evidence" [ant: inadmissible]

Usage examples of "admissible".

Between these and the mass of mankind there is a want of approachability, if the term be admissible, partially, at least, fatal to their success.

It is certainly admissible evidence that when the twenty-first is blurred or damaged to any degree, brain function is inhibited.

Cyrus Harding had given this explanation, which, no doubt, was admissible.

McBride was incensed by the lordliness of the response, angry that the man was determined to retain secrets to which McBride felt he had some admissible rights of acquisition.

Congressional legislation which is to be made effective through negotiation and inquiry within the international field must often accord to the President a degree of discretion and freedom from statutory restriction which would not be admissible were domestic affairs alone involved.

Among several admissible modes is that of causing the amount to be assessed by viewers, or by a jury, generally without a hearing, but subject to the right of the owner to appeal for a judicial review thereof at which a trial on the evidence may be had.

In the past they used to skirt as closely as possible -- keeping in mind the practices of Soviet censorship -- the admissible limits of belletristic creativity.

But because the intelligence based on the warrantless wiretaps would almost certainly not be admissible in an American court, it is possible that the Bush administration is not attempting to take those cases to trial.

I added that the Ramseys genuinely seemed to want to talk extensively to the police, but the attorneys were concerned that the chief wanted them polygraphed, even though polygraphs were not admissible in court in Colorado.

They had a polygraph examination that Bill Durham said Damien had flunked, but polygraphs are considered too unreliable to be admissible in court.

I thought this stratagem admissible, and going out with my two sweethearts I worked wonders.

Dying declarations are admissible when a person making them knows he is going to die, but this wasn't a dying declaration.

Sad as it was, it made this document something akin to a dying declaration, therefore, arguably, admissible in federal district court as evidentiary material in a criminal case.

There is no point in making out customs declarations and weighing poods and funts until we are assured that all of you are admissible.

Unfortunately, it's gonna be ten years or so before that's admissible in court, like graphology or fingerprints.