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1(permit)(interpretation/explanation) admitirit admits of one interpretation only — solo admite una interpretación
- Good and evil are to be defined as absolutes on religious authority, admitting of neither critical judgement nor reduction.
- Perhaps this wouldn't be so bad should the revisability of logic and mathematics permit their ultimately admitting of a justification that didn't involve experience.
- In an international environment consisting of sovereign states, admitting of no higher authority, order is sufficiently vulnerable.
- But upon ramping up the standard to what he finds minimally acceptable, the standard admits of context dependent variation.
- As formulated, the account would appear to admit of counterexamples.
- Finally, as a little light relief, there are the questions that admit of only one possible time unit.
- Such provisions sometimes admit of multiple interpretations, especially when jurists ignore the relevant history and precedents.
- This young man's perception of his career prospects admitted of no ambiguity - he was conscious of his role in the promotion of the cause of the Empire and his intellectual superiority to the common run.
- It distributed about 4,000 bread and coal tickets each winter, a number which could be usefully increased if the funds of the society admitted of such extension.
- That's all well and good, but that a concept admits of many shades of grey doesn't mean there's no black and white.
- But mainstream Islam admits of succession of saints.
- Each of these questions admits of several answers, many of them equally ‘valid.’
- In the ordinary course of events, to hold a wedding ceremony is a purely private matter that admits of no indiscreet remarks from other people.
- We have post-modernism, which admits of no values which are not relative.
- It is not easy to translate these abstract generalities into terms that admit of a genuine comparison with our own democratic achievements…
- But as I say, the situation doesn't admit of half measures.
- Now it's true that, to liberals, some of these principles admit of exceptions - but surely this is true of conservatives, too.
- To me, art like peaks does not admit of improvement.
- All but the most extreme pacifists will admit of a case where it might be immoral or amoral not to use force, if not to defend oneself then to defend others.
- Moreover, it's not even certain that philosophical problems admit of solutions at all.