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English definition of “entry”

entry

noun
 
 
/ˈentri/
COMING IN [U] B1 the act of coming into or going into a place: She was refused entry to the US. Police gained entry by breaking a window.Arrivals and departures
JOINING/TAKING PART [U] B1 the act of joining an organization or taking part in a competition: Are there lots of exams for entry into the legal profession? an entry formCompeting and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportJoining and leaving groups and organizations
COMPETITION WORK [C] B1 a piece of work that you do to try to win a competition: The first ten correct entries will receive a prize.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
PIECE OF INFORMATION [C] B1 one of the pieces of information or writing that is recorded in a book such as a dictionary, or in a computer system: a diary entryInformation and messagesBooks and parts of books
ADDING INFORMATION [U] the act of putting information into something such as a computer system: data entry Computer concepts
(Definition of entry from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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