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noun (plural entries)
1an act of going or coming in:the door was locked, but he forced an entry a place of entrance, such as a door or lobby. the right, means, or opportunity to enter a place or be a member of something:undocumented workers seeking entry to the United States the action of undertaking something or becoming a member of something:more young people are postponing their entry into full-time work Bridge a card providing an opportunity to transfer the lead to a particular hand. Law the action of taking up the legal right to property. Music the point in a piece of music at which a particular performer in an ensemble starts or resumes playing or singing. dialect a passage between buildings. 2an item written or printed in a diary, list, ledger, or reference book. the action of recording an entry:sophisticated features to help ensure accurate data entry 3a person or thing competing in a race or competition:from the hundreds of entries we received, twelve winners were finally chosen [in singular] the number of competitors in a particular race or competition. the action of participating in a race or competition. 4the forward part of a ship’s hull below the waterline, considered in terms of breadth or narrowness.