admission of guilt

admission of guilt
I noun avowal, concession, confession, confessional, contrition, culpability, disclosure, mea culpa, owning up, penance, penitence, remorse, repentance, sinfulness associated concepts: admissibility, coerced confession, traditional admissions II index confession

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

admission of guilt
Admission by someone that he or she has committed acts that amount to a criminal offense.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

admission of guilt
   a statement by someone accused of a crime that he/she committed the offense. If the admission is made outside court to a police officer it may be introduced as evidence if the defendant was given the proper warnings as to his/her rights ("Miranda warning") before talking.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • admission — ad|mis|sion W3 [ədˈmıʃən] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: admissio, from admittere; ADMIT] 1.) a statement in which you admit that something is true or that you have done something wrong = ↑confession admission that ▪ The Senator s admission …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • guilt — noun (U) 1 a strong feeling of shame and sad ness because you have done something that you know is wrong (+ about/at): Don t you have any feelings of guilt about leaving David? | sense of guilt: He felt an enormous sense of guilt when he thought… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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