ad·mis·si·ble /əd-'mi-sə-bəl, ad-/ adj: capable of being allowed or permitted
the difficulty would be lessened if entries in books of account were admissible as prima facie evidence — B. N. Cardozo
ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty /-ˌmi-sə-'bi-lə-tē/ n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective a propos, acceptable, aequus, allowable, allowed, applicable, appropriate, authorized, eligible, justifiable, legal, legitimate, licensed, passable, permissible, permitted, presentable, proper, qualified, sanctionable, sanctioned, suitable, tolerable, unexceptionable, unforbidden, unobjectionable, unprohibited, warrantable, warranted associated concepts: admissions of party-opponent, confessions, declarations against interest, limited admissibility, McNabb-Mallory rule, Miranda rule, nolo contendere, offer of proof, probative value, requests for admissions, secondary evidence II index allowable, allowed, appropriate, justifiable, licit, pardonable, passable, permissible, relevant, right (suitable), suitable, unobjectionable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Acceptable; valid; able to be admitted.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

A term used to describe information that is relevant to a determination of issues in any judicial proceeding so that such information can be properly considered by a judge or jury in making a decision.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

A term used to describe information that is relevant to a determination of issues in any judicial proceeding so that such information can be properly considered by a judge or jury in making a decision.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • admissible — [ admisibl ] adj. • 1453; lat. médiév. admissibilis 1 ♦ Vieilli Que l esprit peut admettre, qui est recevable. Hypothèse admissible. ♢ Mod. (surtout négatif) Tolérable, supportable. Sa conduite n est pas admissible. 2 ♦ Qui peut être admis (à un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • admissible — ad‧mis‧si‧ble [ədˈmɪsbl] adjective LAW able to be used as evidence in a court of law: • Secretly recorded phone conversations are not admissible as evidence. * * * admissible UK US /ədˈmɪsəbl/ adjective LAW ► allowed or able to be considered in …   Financial and business terms

  • Admissible — Ad*mis si*ble, a. [F. admissible, LL. admissibilis. See {Admit}.] Entitled to be admitted, or worthy of being admitted; that may be allowed or conceded; allowable; as, the supposition is hardly admissible. {Ad*mis si*ble*ness}, n. {Ad*mis si*bly} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admissible — (adj.) 1610s, from M.Fr. admissible, from pp. stem of L. admittere (see ADMIT (Cf. admit)). Legal sense is recorded from 1849 …   Etymology dictionary

  • admissible — [ad mis′ə bəl, ədmis′ə bəl] adj. [Fr < ML admissibilis < L admissus, pp. of admittere, ADMIT] 1. that can be properly accepted or allowed [admissible evidence] 2. that ought to be admitted admissibility [ad mis΄əbil′ə tē, əd mis΄əbil′ə tē]… …   English World dictionary

  • admissible — ADMISSIBLE. adj. des 2 genres. Valable, recevable, qui peut être admis. Ses moyens de Requête civile ont été jugés admissibles. Ses moyens de faux ont été déclarés pertinens et admissibles …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • admissible — [adj] able or deserving of consideration; allowable acceptable, allowed, applicable, appropriate, concedable, fair, fitting, just, justifiable, lawful, legal, legitimate, licit, likely, logical, not impossible, not unlikely, okay, passable,… …   New thesaurus

  • admissible — Admissible. adj. de tout genre. Terme de Pratique. Valable, recevable, digne d estre admis. Ses moyens, sa requeste civile ont esté jugez admissibles …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • admissible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) acceptable or valid. 2) having the right to be admitted to a place. DERIVATIVES admissibility noun …   English terms dictionary

  • admissible — (a dmi ssi bl ) adj. Qui peut être admis. Homme admissible dans la corporation. Proposition, excuse admissible. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    ADMISSIBLE. Ajoutez : HIST. XVIe s. •   Disant qu il ne sçait lire ni escripre, au mains [moins]… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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