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"gateway" in British English

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gatewaynoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡeɪt.weɪ/ us   /ˈɡeɪt.weɪ/
an entrance through a wall, fence, etc. where there is a gate
gateway to somewhere
a place through which you have to go to get to a particular area: 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 whole range of financial services.
(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 wide entrance 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   /ˈɡeɪtweɪ/ us  
something in a system that allows you to use its other parts: The site's aim is to provide a central gateway for e-commerce services. The bank is your gateway to a whole range of financial services.
(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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