|Origin:||entree, from entrer; ENTER|
the act of going into something [≠ exit]
act of entering[uncountable and countable]
It was dark and their entry into the camp had gone unnoticed.
Harry made his entry into the village.
There was no sign of a forced entry.
How did the thieves gain entry (=get in)?
when someone starts to take part in a system, a particular kind of work etc, or the permission they need in order to do this
Britain's entry into the European Union
the minimum height for entry into the police force
This enabled European banks to gain entry into new markets.
the entry requirements for a degree course
the right to enter a place, building etc
right to enter[uncountable]
Entry to the gardens is included in the price of admission.
The refugees were repeatedly refused entry into (=not allowed in) the country.
no entry (=written on signs to show that you are not allowed to go somewhere)
an entry visa
something that you write, make, do etc in order to try and win a competition:
The winning entry will be published in our April issue.
What's the closing date for entries?
b) [usually singular]
the number of people or things taking part in a competition:
We've attracted a record entry this year.
a piece of writing in a diary, or in a book containing information such as a dictionary:
a dictionary entry
the act of putting information into a computer:
a door, gate, or passage that you go through to enter a place ➔ entrance1 (1)