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Definition of enter into in English:

1Become involved in (an activity or situation): they have entered into a relationship
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  • Remember we entered into this activity with the support of 30 other nations.
  • The high cost of fuel should not be an excuse to take advantage of the situation and enter into a speculative price frenzy.
  • Whenever a researcher enters into a secretive situation such as commercial-in-confidence research or military research, they effectively disappear from view.
1.1Undertake to bind oneself by (an agreement or other commitment): the council entered into an agreement with a private firm
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  • One aspect of the post-Cancun phase is that agreements entered into there are binding in law at every level of government.
  • Cohabiting couples have not publicly entered into legally binding agreements.
  • People need to be reminded that not too long ago, married women did not have the right to own land, or the right to enter into binding legal agreements.
1.2Form part of or be a factor in: medical ethics also enter into the question
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  • Well, it appears that there are a number of factors that are entering into this.
  • There are all kinds of subjective factors that enter into it.
  • Certain extraneous factors deserve to enter into selection of a name.
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