admission


admission
admission or admission to trading
Admission to trading on the Exchange's markets for listed securities and 'admitted' and 'traded' shall be construed accordingly. For the avoidance of doubt this does not include 'when issued dealings'. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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admission ad‧mis‧sion [ədˈmɪʆn] noun [uncountable]
1. the cost of entrance to a cinema, sports event etc:

• Museum admission prices are $10 for adults and $4 for children.

2. permission given to someone to enter a place, or become a member of a group, organization, school etc:
admission to

• Many applicants are unable to gain admission to courses leading to these qualifications.

• Poland was granted full admission to the EU on the 1st May 2004.

3. FINANCE permission given by a stockmarket to a company for its shares to be bought and sold there:

• the admission of securities to official Stock Exchange listing

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admission UK US /ədˈmɪʃən/ noun
[C or U] something that you say or do that shows that you know you have done something dishonest or have not succeeded in doing something: admission that »

The chairman's statement is the first public admission that the board may be considering breaking up the company.

admission of guilt/responsibility/failure »

Many members of the public view the resignation of the authority's chief executive as an admission of guilt.

by sb's own admission »

By the CEO's own admission, the company's strategy of pursuing global growth has not been a success.

[U] official permission that is given to a person, company, or country to join a large organization: »

The European Union promises admission to any country that meets the criteria for membership.

admission to sth »

Admission to the World Trade Organization should improve our economic prospects.

admission of sb »

We always welcome the admission of new members.

apply for/gain admission (to sth) »

Over 5,000 students apply for admission to our graduate business program each year.

deny/refuse admission (to sth) »

Despite existing shortages, the number denied admission to nursing schools is high.

admission process/requirement/standard »

Recent changes in the system have led to tougher admission standards.

[U] COMMERCE the price that you pay to go to a public place such as a museum or theatre, or to attend a public event such as a concert or sports game: »

Tickets are $15 for general admission and $7 for students.

admission to sth »

The government is committed to extending the principle of free admission to our national museums and galleries.

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admission charge/fee/price

[U] STOCK MARKET official permission that is given to a company to sell its shares on a stock market: admission to sth »

Shares were heavily traded before and after the company's admission to the index, arousing suspicions of insider dealing.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • admission — [ admisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1539; lat. admissio 1 ♦ Action d admettre (qqn), fait d être admis. J ai envoyé au président du club ma demande d admission. Admission dans une école, à un examen. Admission sur concours. 2 ♦ (XVIII e) Action d admettre en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • admission — ad·mis·sion n 1: the act or process of admitting admission into evidence 2 a: a party s acknowledgment that a fact or statement is true ◇ In civil cases admissions are often agreed to and offered in writing to the court before trial as a method… …   Law dictionary

  • ADMISSION — ADMISSION, legal concept applying both to debts and facts. Formal admission by a defendant is regarded as equal to the evidence of a hundred witnesses (BM 3b). This admission had to be a formal one, before duly appointed witnesses, or before the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Admission — Ad*mis sion, n. [L. admissio: cf. F. admission. See {Admit}.] 1. The act or practice of admitting. [1913 Webster] 2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach. [1913 Webster] What numbers groan for sad… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admission — admission, admittance Like many doublets, these two words have competed with each other for several centuries (admission first recorded in Middle English, admittance in 1589) without ever establishing totally separate roles. In the meaning… …   Modern English usage

  • admission — temporaire. Admission of goods into country duty free for processing and eventual export. Bail. The order of a competent court or magistrate that a person accused of crime be discharged from actual custody upon the taking of bail. Evidence.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • admission — temporaire. Admission of goods into country duty free for processing and eventual export. Bail. The order of a competent court or magistrate that a person accused of crime be discharged from actual custody upon the taking of bail. Evidence.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Admission — may refer to several things:In general usage* *Allowance into a theater, movie theater, music venue, or other event locale, especially when purchased with a ticketIn education*University and college admissionsIn law*Admission (law), a statement… …   Wikipedia

  • admission — ADMISSION. sub. fém. Action par laquelle on est admis. Depuis son admission aux Ordres sacrés, il a toujours vécu en bon Ecclésiastique …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • admission — (n.) early 15c., acceptance, reception, approval, from L. admissionem (nom. admissio) a letting in, noun of action from pp. stem of admittere (see ADMIT (Cf. admit)). Meaning an acknowledging is from 1530s. Sense of a literal act of letting in is …   Etymology dictionary


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