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admit

noun A popular term for a patient who has been admitted to a hospital or ward.
 
verb To arrange for a person’s admission into a hospital.

admit

noun A popular term for a Pt who has been admitted to a hospital or ward verb To arrange for a person's admission into a hospital
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That's to say, I don't admit it's being either good or possible.
I can't see where philosophy comes in," said Sergey Ivanovitch, in a tone, Levin fancied, as though he did not admit his brother's right to talk about philosophy.
But to be a town councilor and discuss how many dustmen are needed, and how chimneys shall be constructed in the town in which I don't live--to serve on a jury and try a peasant who's stolen a flitch of bacon, and listen for six hours at a stretch to all sorts of jabber from the counsel for the defense and the prosecution, and the president cross-examining my old half-witted Alioshka, 'Do you admit, prisoner in the dock, the fact of the removal of the
We have now completed a survey of the structure and powers of the executive department, which, I have endeavored to show, combines, as far as republican principles will admit, all the requisites to energy.
I suppose that I should be ashamed to admit it, but it's the truth.
In rapid succession recently, we've seen several large districts admit that dropouts are a major problem.
Yale implemented its legacy preference first, in 1925-spelling it out in a memo four years later: The school would admit "Yale sons of good character and reasonably good record .
The committee, which meets seven or eight times a year, reviews the applications and determines, with no regard to the applicant's athletic ability, whether UCLA should admit that student, according to associate athletic director Marc Dellins.