admission against interest


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admission against interest

n. an admission of the truth of a fact by any person, but especially by the parties to a lawsuit, when a statement obviously would do that person harm, be embarrassing, or be against his/her personal or business interests. A third party can quote in court an admission against interest even though it is only hearsay. (See: hearsay, admission)

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Ang tawag diyan, admission against interest. 'Yan ang pinaka-highest and strongest evidence(It came from the mouth of the president.
That's called admission against interest. That's the highest and strongest evidence.
"It's an admission against interest. Omidyar violated our Constitution because it said now it removes the only obstacle that keeps Rappler from operating.