entrepôt

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English[edit]

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Borrowing from French, from entreposer (to store)

Noun[edit]

entrepôt (plural entrepôts)

  1. A warehouse, depot.
  2. A commercial center, a place where merchandise is sent for additional processing and distribution.
  3. A point of entry for people, especially immigrants, into a city or country.
    • 2012, The Economist, 20th Oct 2012, Immigration: The Tories’ barmiest policy
      The country has, in effect, installed a “keep out” sign over the white cliffs of Dover. Even as Mr Cameron defends the City of London as a global financial centre, and takes planeloads of business folk on foreign trips, his government ratchets up measures that would turn an entrepôt into a fortress.

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Noun[edit]

entrepôt m (plural entrepôts)

  1. warehouse; store

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