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English definition of “gate”


noun     /ɡeɪt/
[C] TRANSPORT a part of an airport where travellers are allowed to get on or off an aircraft : Our MD-80 left at 8:14 p.m. from Gate C33. Delays that are caused by gate agents are assigned to customer service .
[C or U] COMMERCE the number of people that go to see a large event , or the amount of money people pay to see it: The gate for the event was a reported $2.6 million.
(Definition of gate noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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