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Related to admit of: admittedly
admit of (something)
To permit, allow, or suggest something. I think this plot could admit of several different endings. Don't get locked into one way of thinking. Any problem admits of multiple solutions if we are creative enough to see them. Luckily, this illness admits of several different treatments.
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To allow the possibility of something: This problem admits of two very different solutions.
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