Meaning of “entryway” in the English Dictionary

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"entryway" in British English

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entrywaynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈen.tri.weɪ/ us /ˈen.tri.weɪ/ US

Examples from literature

  • An entryway was here. 
  • From the hangings of the reception-room entryway Aileen signaled him to draw near. 
  • It needed no prophet to read the countenance of the dread apparition in the entryway. 
  • Shouts came from the front entryway. 
  • The entryway at last, the door, the alleyway, a long breath of relief—and he was on the cross street. 

(Definition of “entryway” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"entryway" in American English

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entrywaynoun [ C ]

us /ˈen·triˌweɪ/

an enclosed area through which you enter a building or a set of rooms within a building

(Definition of “entryway” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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