entry

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French entree (feminine past participle of the verb entrer, Modern French entrée)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

entry (countable and uncountable, plural entries)

  1. (uncountable) The act of entering.
  2. (uncountable) Permission to enter.
    entry for children only if accompanied by an adult
  3. A doorway that provides a means of entering a building.
  4. A small room immediately inside the front door of a house or other building, often having an access to a stairway and leading on to other rooms
  5. A small group formed within a church, especially Episcopal, for simple dinner and fellowship, and to help facilitate new friendships
  6. An item in a list, such as an article in a dictionary or encyclopedia; a record made in a log, diary or anything similarly organized; (computing) a datum in a database.
    What does the entry for 2 August 2005 say?
  7. (linear algebra) A term at any position in a matrix.
    The entry in the second row and first column of this matrix is 6.
  8. The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure licence to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods.

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Ambiguity Prevention

  • Correct: entry for children
  • Not: entry to children as this means that you are entering TO (get to) a child. It is incorrect.

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