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English definition of “entry”

entry

noun uk   /ˈen.tri/ us  

entry noun (WAY IN)

B1 [C or U] the act of entering a place or joining a particular society or organization: A flock of sheep blocked our entry to the farm. I can't go down that street - there's a 'No entry' sign. The actress's entry into the world of politics surprised most people. She made her entry to the ceremony surrounded by a group of photographers. The burglars gained entry by a top window.Arrivals and departuresJoining and leaving groups and organizations [C] a door, gate, etc. by which you enter a place: I'll wait for you at the entry to the park.Doors and parts of doors

entry noun (INFORMATION)

B1 [C] a separate piece of information that is recorded in a book, computer, etc.: They've updated a lot of the entries in the most recent edition of the encyclopedia. As his illness progressed, he made fewer entries in his diary.Information and messages

entry noun (COMPETITION)

B1 [C or U] a piece of work that you do in order to take part in a competition, or the act of taking part in a competition: There have been a fantastic number of entries for this year's poetry competition. the winning entries Entry to the competition is restricted to those who have a ticket. Have you filled in your entry form yet?Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
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