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English definition of “enter into sth”

enter into sth

formal phrasal verb with enter     /ˈen.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ verb
to start to become involved in something, especially a discussion or agreement : They refuse to enter into any discussion on this matter .Starting and beginningStarting againTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will not enter into sth If you say that something does not enter into something else , it is not an important or necessary part of it: The Council's opinion doesn't enter into it - it's up to us to make the decision .Irrelevant
(Definition of enter into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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