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Meaning of “gateway” in the English Dictionary

"gateway" in British English

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gatewaynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɡeɪt.weɪ/
an ​entrance through a ​wall, ​fence, etc. where there is a ​gategateway to somewhere a ​place through which you have to go to get to a ​particulararea: Manchester is ​known as the gateway to the ​north.gateway to sth a way of ​achieving something: Hard ​work is the gateway to ​success. something in a ​system that ​allows you to use ​its other ​parts: The ​bank is ​your gateway to a ​wholerange of ​financialservices.
(Definition of gateway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gateway" in American English

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gatewaynoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡeɪt·weɪ/
a ​place through which you have to go to get to another ​place, esp. a ​tall and ​wideentrance through a ​wall: fig. The new ​airport is ​regarded as the most ​convenient gateway to ​southeast Asia.
(Definition of gateway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gateway" in Business English

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gatewaynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɡeɪtweɪ/
something in a ​system that ​allows you to use its other ​parts: The site's ​aim is to ​provide a ​central gateway for ​e-commerceservices. The ​bank is your gateway to a whole ​range of ​financialservices.
(Definition of gateway from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gateway”
in Arabic بَوّابة…
in Korean 입구…
in Portuguese portão, portal…
in Catalan entrada, porta…
in Japanese (門の)入り口…
in Chinese (Simplified) (围墙或篱笆等的)出入口…
in Turkish giriş yolu…
in Russian ворота, проход…
in Chinese (Traditional) (圍牆或籬笆等的)出入口…
in Italian cancello, entrata, ingresso…
in Polish brama…
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