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v. 1) to state something is true in answering a complaint filed in a lawsuit the defendant will admit or deny each allegation in his or her answer filed with the court. If he or she agrees and states that he/she did what he/she is accused of, then the allegation need not be proved in trial. 2) in criminal law, to agree a fact is true or confess guilt. 3) to allow as evidence in a trial, as the judge says: "Exhiibit D, the letter, is admitted." (See: admission, evidence)

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Admittedly, the current environment of higher education, characterized by increasing financial constraints, the increasing call for accountability, the increasing agitation about college tuition, and the increasing expectation for presidents to raise funds from private sources compels university presidents to focus more attention on the business aspects of their institutions.
But the other kind of screwy thing is that the 'zine is mostly photos of the guy who did it, in some admittedly kill spots, but it makes you wonder, did he get a friend to follow him and take some photos so he could make this 'zine?
Admittedly a little bit farther away, one can see the fast rising New York Times Building on Eighth Avenue, whose developer, real estate mogul Bruce Ratner, Polevoy represented in the complicated and labyrinthine negotiations with the city, state, and The New York Times Company itself to structure the deal.
As Judge Jones notes, such an observer is admittedly "hypothetical," but this is merely another way of saying that it is an ideal worthy of our most strenuous effort.
Some were, admittedly, attracted to social history because conventional political approaches repelled them, and the impulse continues in some quarters--including fields like subaltern studies.
Admittedly, its blamelessness possesses such a poor signal-to-noise ratio that Zaiser's exhibition could go missing on the landscape of contemporary art.
Perhaps these do not fit in the "economic growth" area, but instead in the service category, or as an indication of the degree to which universities are training critical thinkers and informing public policy debates (admittedly, some of the latter would be captured by finding the institutions that civil servants graduated from, as mentioned in the article itself).
He said: "Admittedly these games will put off my Celtic debut but I don't think it will make a big difference.
On the same day--August 19--that admittedly heart-rending story appeared, the Border Patrol and Department of Homeland Security announced two Spanish-language advertising campaigns "to try to stop immigrants from attempting clandestine border crossings and trying to sneak children into the country in car trunks, engines and even gasoline tanks," in the words of an AP account.
Admittedly we began walking at 6.30am and were out of the peak tourist season, but it was a real thrill to have the Wall completely to ourselves for three hours.
I always felt the book's narration of sometimes admittedly flimsy connections between various cultural epochs and movements that held similar concepts and spirits hinged on the chapter about the Enlightenment, and Gillespie precisely nailed my intentions.
The tragedies of slavery and segregation (and America's admittedly imperfect resolution of these chapters in our history) still haunt us all.