en‧trance1 S3 W3
a door, gate etc that you go through to enter a place [≠ exit]
the station entrance
2 [countable usually singular]
the act of entering a place or room, especially in a way that people notice:
Bridget made a dramatic entrance into the room.
the right or ability to go into a place
Entrance to the museum is free.
Reporters even managed to gain entrance to her hotel.
How much is the entrance fee (=money you pay to get in somewhere)?
permission to become a member of or become involved in a profession, university, society etc:
the initial interview for entrance to the Civil Service
when a person, country, organization etc first becomes involved in a particular area of activity
The referendum blocked Switzerland's entrance into the European Economic Area.
to come onto the stage in a play