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Readmit   /rˌiədmˈɪt/   Listen

Admit anew.
Admit again or anew.

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"Readmit" Quotes from Famous Books

... restore order and withdraw the troops. The unreasonable result of this theory was the immediate restoration of an enlarged influence to those very men who had tried to break the Union, at a moment when the greenback movement threatened the foundations of public faith. Yet Congress, by pretending to readmit or restore States, denied that they were still States, and by implication conceded the principle for which the Confederacy had contended: that the members of the Union could get outside it. The power of Congress to seat or unseat members, however, placed it beyond all control. Every effort to ...
— The New Nation • Frederic L. Paxson

... supposed to absolve the culprit from former crimes, and restore him, a new man, to the bosom of society. This principle is a great agent of morality, and was felt as such in the earlier era of Christianity: no corrupter is so deadly as despair; to reconcile a criminal with self-esteem is to readmit him, as it were, ...
— Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Words linked to "Readmit" :   admit, let in, include, intromit, allow in, readmission

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