entry


entry
noun
1 right to enter sth
ADJECTIVE
free

The club offers free entry to women on Thursdays.

college, school, university (esp. BrE)
VERB + ENTRY
apply for
gain
allow sb, grant sb

They were later allowed entry into the country.

deny sb, refuse sb, restrict

It has been necessary to restrict entry into the club.

guarantee sb
delay
ENTRY + NOUN
criteria, qualifications, requirements, standard
barrier (business)

The state should reduce entry barriers for developing countries.

visa
pass, ticket

Entry tickets to most attractions are included in the price.

fee
PREPOSITION
entry into

The course will ease students' entry into a career.

These qualifications will not guarantee you entry into the police. (BrE)

entry to

undocumented workers seeking entry to the US

Entry to university should be based on academic potential. (BrE)

PHRASES
right of entry

The landlord had the right of entry to the building with due warning.

2 act of coming in
ADJECTIVE
forced, forcible

The house was quiet, and there were no signs of a forced entry.

unauthorized

The sign on the gates read ‘No Unauthorized Entry’.

illegal
dramatic
triumphal

Caesar's triumphal entry into Rome

VERB + ENTRY
force, gain

He found the door locked, but he forced an entry.

bar, block, prevent

Fire marshals barred entry to the hall.

A branch blocked their entry.

make

The champion made his usual dramatic entry into the arena.

ENTRY + NOUN
point

Drugs are believed to come into the country through five main entry points.

code (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
entry into

Hungary's entry into the EU

entry to

She wondered how she could gain entry to the building.

PHRASES
a/the point of entry

New York was the point of entry for most immigrants arriving in the US.

3 sb/sth that enters a competition
ADJECTIVE
winning

The winning entry will be published in next month's issue.

late
VERB + ENTRY
mail (AmE), post (BrE), send, send in, submit

Send in your entry as soon as possible!

attract, get, have, receive

The show attracted entries from all over the country.

We have had a lot of entries this year.

judge
ENTRY + NOUN
coupon (BrE), form
fee
deadline
PREPOSITION
entry for

We had too many entries for this event.

entry in

There were a record 2 000 entries in the under-17 section.

entry to

one of the best entries to our competition

4 one item in a list/book
ADJECTIVE
diary, journal (esp. AmE)
dictionary, encyclopedia
blog, weblog
catalogue, database
VERB + ENTRY
make, write
post

I post the occasional blog entry.

read
contain
PREPOSITION
in an/the entry

Very little information is given in the diary entries.

entry for

Look at the dictionary entry for ‘welcome’.

entry in

the last entry she made in her diary

entry on

First examine the entries on the marriage register.

5 (AmE) entrance to a building, room, etc.
ENTRY + NOUN
way (usually entryway)
hall
door, gate
PREPOSITION
entry to

the dramatic entry to the gallery


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