[ad-mis-uh-buh l] /ædˈmɪs ə bəl/
that may be allowed or conceded; allowable:
an admissible plan.
capable or worthy of being :
able or deserving to be considered or allowed
deserving to be admitted or allowed to enter
(law) (esp of evidence) capable of being or bound to be admitted in a court of law
1610s, from Middle French admissible, from past participle stem of Latin admittere (see admit). Legal sense is recorded from 1849.
[uh-dop-shuh n] /əˈdɒp ʃən/ noun 1. the act of : the adoption of a new amendment. 2. the state of being . n. mid-14c., from Old French adopcion or directly from Latin adoptionem (nominative adoptio), noun of action from past participle stem of adoptare “chose for oneself, take by choice, select, adopt,” especially “to take […]
[ad-ver-ser-ee] /ˈæd vərˌsɛr i/ noun, plural adversaries. 1. a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe. 2. a person, group, etc., that is an opponent in a contest; contestant. 3. the Adversary, the devil; Satan. adjective, Also, especially British, adversarial [ad-ver-sair-ee-uh l] /ˌæd vərˈsɛər i əl/ (Show IPA) 4. of or […]
[ad-vuh-kuh-see] /ˈæd və kə si/ noun, plural advocacies. 1. the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending; active espousal: He was known for his advocacy of states’ rights. /ˈædvəkəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. active support, esp of a cause n. late 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from […]
[verb ad-vuh-keyt; noun ad-vuh-kit, -keyt] /verb ˈæd vəˌkeɪt; noun ˈæd və kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), advocated, advocating. 1. to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers. noun 2. a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, […]