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- adj. Tending to admit or allow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Implying an admission; tending to admit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to admit; having the nature of an admission; containing an admission or acknowledgment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by or allowing admission
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"They were under oath and that is admissive evidence."
"They were under oath, and that is admissive evidence."
The tone was admissive, and as if she had said, "_That_ is another thing!"
I have been thus precise, because criticism is to me not "a game," nor admissive of cogging and falsification.
But just as Krugman's admissive humility has not compelled the return of a substantial honorarium for professional less-than-excellence, there seems no popular demand that we seriously re-think an economic system that delivers such reliable cycles of chronic inequity and invariable mayhem for the poor and unlucky.
To make the findings admissive in legal court, they should be foolproof.