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entry

[ en-tree ]
/ ˈɛn tri /
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noun, plural en·tries.

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Origin of entry

1250–1300; Middle English entre(e) <Old French entree<Latin intrāta (noun use of feminine of intrātus, past participle of intrāre to enter), equivalent to intr- enter + -āta-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM entry

non·en·try, noun, plural non·en·tries.pre·en·try, noun, plural pre·en·tries.
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British Dictionary definitions for entry

entry
/ (ˈɛntrɪ) /

noun plural -tries

Word Origin for entry

C13: from Old French entree, past participle of entrer to enter
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