1) ADJ Inadmissible evidence cannot be used in a court of law.

The judge ruled that identification evidence presented by the prosecution was inadmissible.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu v-link ADJ (disapproval) If you say that something that someone says or does is inadmissible, you think that it is totally unacceptable.

He said the use of force would be inadmissible.

English dictionary. 2008.


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  • inadmissible — in·ad·mis·si·ble /ˌin əd mi sə bəl/ adj: not admissible inadmissible evidence inadmissible testimony in·ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty / ˌmi sə bi lə tē/ n in·ad·mis·si·bly adv …   Law dictionary

  • inadmissible — in‧ad‧mis‧si‧ble [ˌɪnədˈmɪsbl◂] adjective LAW if something produced as evidence in a court of law is inadmissible, it is not allowed to be used: • The tape recording was ruled inadmissible because it had been illegally obtained. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • Inadmissible — In ad*mis si*ble, a. [Pref. in not + admissible: cf. F. inadmissible.] Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation. {In ad*mis si*bly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inadmissible — (adj.) 1776, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + ADMISSIBLE (Cf. admissible). Related: Inadmissibility …   Etymology dictionary

  • inadmissible — [adj] not appropriate exceptionable, ill favored, ill timed, immaterial, improper, inappropriate, inapt, incompetent, inept, irrelevant, malapropos, objectionable, unacceptable, unallowable, unbecoming, undesirable, unfit, unqualified,… …   New thesaurus

  • inadmissible — Inadmissible. adj. de tout genre. Qui n est point recevable, qui ne sçauroit estre admis. Il a esté debouté de sa requeste civile, ses moyens ayant esté trouvez inadmissibles …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • inadmissible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (especially of evidence in court) not accepted as valid. 2) not to be allowed. DERIVATIVES inadmissibility noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inadmissible — [in΄ad mis′ə bəl, in΄ədmis′ə bəl] adj. not admissible; not to be allowed, accepted, granted, or conceded inadmissibility n. inadmissibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • INADMISSIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui n est point recevable, qui ne saurait être admis. Ses moyens ont été trouvés inadmissibles. Cette preuve est inadmissible. Cette proposition, cette demande est inadmissible. La cour a déclaré le pourvoi inadmissible …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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