admittedly


admittedly
[ədˈmɪtɪdli]
adv
used for saying that you accept that something is true even though it does not support the main point of what you are saying
Admittedly, she's not very experienced, but she can do the job.[/ex]

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  • Admittedly — Ad*mit ted*ly adv. Confessedly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admittedly — adverb acceptedly, allowedly, assuredly, authentically, authoritatively, avowedly, certainly, concededly, confessedly, doubtlessly, genuinely, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, indubitably, irrefragably, irrefutably, surely, truly,… …   Law dictionary

  • admittedly — (adv.) 1780, from pp. of ADMIT (Cf. admit) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • admittedly — [ad mit′id lē, ədmit′id lē] adv. 1. by admission or acknowledgment; confessedly 2. by general agreement, or consensus …   English World dictionary

  • admittedly — [[t]ædmɪ̱tɪdli[/t]] ADV: ADV with cl/group You use admittedly when you are saying something which weakens the importance or force of your statement. It s only a theory, admittedly, but the pieces fit together... Sometimes, avoidance of one… …   English dictionary

  • admittedly — adverb Date: 1804 1. as has been or must be admitted < an admittedly inadequate treatment > 2. it must be admitted < admittedly, we took a chance > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • admittedly — ad|mit|ted|ly [ədˈmıtıdli] adv [sentence adverb] used when you are admitting that something is true ▪ The technique is painful, admittedly, but it benefits the patient greatly. ▪ This has led to financial losses, though admittedly on a fairly… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • admittedly — adverb (sentence adverb) used when you are admitting that something is true: The technique is painful, admittedly, but it benefits the patient greatly. | This has led to financial losses, though admittedly on a fairly small scale …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • admittedly — /ad mit id lee/, adv. by acknowledgment; by one s own admission; confessedly: He was admittedly the one who had lost the documents. [1795 1805; ADMITTED + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • admittedly — adverb As is acknowledged to be true; by general admission; confessedly. Admittedly, vandalism is a bit of problem. See Also: admit, admissibly …   Wiktionary

  • admittedly — adv. Admittedly is used with these adjectives: ↑imperfect, ↑limited …   Collocations dictionary