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  1. admit

    • IPA[ədˈmit]

    美式

    • v.
      confess to be true or to be the case, typically with reluctance;confess to (a crime or fault, or one's responsibility for it)
    • verb: admit, 3rd person present: admits, gerund or present participle: admitting, past tense: admitted, past participle: admitted

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. confess to be true or to be the case, typically with reluctance:

      the office finally admitted that several prisoners had been injured

      “I am feeling pretty tired,” Jan admitted

    • 2. confess to (a crime or fault, or one's responsibility for it):

      he was sentenced to prison after admitting 47 charges of burglary

      he had admitted to all seven charges against him

    • 3. acknowledge (a failure or fault):

      after searching for an hour, she finally had to admit defeat

      he admits to having lied

    • 4. allow (someone) to enter a place:

      senior citizens are admitted free to the museum

    • 5. receive (a patient) into a hospital for treatment:

      she was admitted to the hospital suffering from a chest infection

    • 6. allow (a person, country, or organization) to join an organization or group:

      Canada was admitted to the League of Nations

    • 7. allow (someone) to share in a privilege:

      the doctrine held that only a chosen few were admitted to the covenant

    • 8. accept as valid:

      the courts can refuse to admit police evidence that has been illegally obtained

    • 9. allow the possibility of:

      the need to inform him was too urgent to admit of further delay

    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[ədˈmɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      confess to be true or to be the case:
    • the Home Office finally admitted that several prisoners had been injured

      ‘I am feeling pretty tired,’ Jane admitted

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