in·ad·mis·si·ble /ˌin-əd-'mi-sə-bəl/ adj: not admissible
inadmissible testimony
in·ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty /-ˌmi-sə-'bi-lə-tē/ n
in·ad·mis·si·bly adv

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

I adjective banned, barred, disallowed, disapproved, excepted, excluded, improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, incompetent, ineligible, inlicitus, irrelevant, not admitted, not allowed, not capable of being introduced as evidence, not included, not receivable as evidence, not receivable in evidence, not to be admitted, not to be allowed, not wanted, objectionable, prohibited, refused, rejected, suppressed, undue, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, unreceivable, unsuitable, wrong associated concepts: inadmissible evidence, inadmissible statement, inadmissible testimony, incompetent testimony II index impertinent (irrelevant), improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, ineligible, inept (inappropriate), unsuitable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Not able to be admitted under the rules of evidence.

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

In immigration law, being ineligible to enter the United States (or obtain any type of visa or green card) because one matches one of the grounds of inadmissibility found at Immigration and Nationality Act Section 212, or 8 U.S. Code Section 1182. Commonly applied grounds of inadmissibility include having a criminal record, a history of certain immigration law violations, being without a source of financial support, or having a communicable disease.
Category: Immigration

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

That which, according to established legal principles, cannot be received into evidence at a trial for consideration by the jury or judge in reaching a determination of the action.

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

That which, according to established legal principles, cannot be received into evidence at a trial for consideration by the jury or judge in reaching a determination of the action.
II That which, under the rules of evidence, cannot be admitted or received as evidence.

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

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