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verb [transitive]     readmit pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlereadmitting
past tensereadmitted
past participlereadmitted
  1. 1
    to allow someone to enter a place again

    South Africa was readmitted to the Olympics in 1992.

  2. 3
    to take someone back into a hospital again after they had been allowed to leave

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     readmission pronunciation in American English
/ˌriədˈmɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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