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gate

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡeɪt/
DOOR A2 the part of a fence or outside wall that opens and closes like a door: Please shut the gate.Doors and parts of doors
AIRPORT B1 the part of an airport where passengers get on or off an aircraft: The flight to Dublin is now boarding at gate 8.Airports and landing strips
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