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English definition of “gate”

gate

noun [C] (STRUCTURE)    /ɡeɪt/
A2 a part of a fence or outside wall that is fixed at one side and opens and closes like a door, usually made of metal or wooden stripsDoors and parts of doors a similar device that slides across an opening, often folding into a smaller space as it is opened: The lift won't move if the safety gate isn't shut properly.Doors and parts of doors B1 a part of an airport where travellers are allowed to get on or off a particular aircraft: All passengers for flight LH103 please proceed to gate 16.Airports and landing strips
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