adjective Date: 1776 not admissible <
inadmissible evidence
inadmissibility nouninadmissibly adverb

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  • inadmissible — [ inadmisibl ] adj. • 1475; de 1. in et admissible ♦ Qu il est impossible d admettre, de recevoir. C est inadmissible. ⇒ inacceptable, irrecevable. Son attitude est inadmissible. ⇒ intolérable. Opinion inadmissible. ⇒ insoutenable. ● inadmissible …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inadmissible — in·ad·mis·si·ble /ˌin əd mi sə bəl/ adj: not admissible inadmissible evidence inadmissible testimony in·ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty / ˌmi sə bi lə tē/ n in·ad·mis·si·bly adv …   Law dictionary

  • inadmissible — in‧ad‧mis‧si‧ble [ˌɪnədˈmɪsbl◂] adjective LAW if something produced as evidence in a court of law is inadmissible, it is not allowed to be used: • The tape recording was ruled inadmissible because it had been illegally obtained. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • Inadmissible — In ad*mis si*ble, a. [Pref. in not + admissible: cf. F. inadmissible.] Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation. {In ad*mis si*bly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inadmissible — (adj.) 1776, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + ADMISSIBLE (Cf. admissible). Related: Inadmissibility …   Etymology dictionary

  • inadmissible — [adj] not appropriate exceptionable, ill favored, ill timed, immaterial, improper, inappropriate, inapt, incompetent, inept, irrelevant, malapropos, objectionable, unacceptable, unallowable, unbecoming, undesirable, unfit, unqualified,… …   New thesaurus

  • inadmissible — Inadmissible. adj. de tout genre. Qui n est point recevable, qui ne sçauroit estre admis. Il a esté debouté de sa requeste civile, ses moyens ayant esté trouvez inadmissibles …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • inadmissible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (especially of evidence in court) not accepted as valid. 2) not to be allowed. DERIVATIVES inadmissibility noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inadmissible — [in΄ad mis′ə bəl, in΄ədmis′ə bəl] adj. not admissible; not to be allowed, accepted, granted, or conceded inadmissibility n. inadmissibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • inadmissible — [[t]ɪ̱nədmɪ̱sɪb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ Inadmissible evidence cannot be used in a court of law. The judge ruled that identification evidence presented by the prosecution was inadmissible. Ant: admissible 2) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ (disapproval) If you …   English dictionary

  • INADMISSIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui n est point recevable, qui ne saurait être admis. Ses moyens ont été trouvés inadmissibles. Cette preuve est inadmissible. Cette proposition, cette demande est inadmissible. La cour a déclaré le pourvoi inadmissible …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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