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doorway

[ dawr-wey, dohr- ]
/ ˈdɔrˌweɪ, ˈdoʊr- /
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noun

the passage or opening into a building, room, etc., commonly closed and opened by a door; portal.
a means of access: a doorway to success.

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Origin of doorway

First recorded in 1790–1800; door + way1
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British Dictionary definitions for doorway

doorway
/ (ˈdɔːˌweɪ) /

noun

an opening into a building, room, etc, esp one that has a door
a means of access or escapea doorway to freedom
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