- 1 1.1 countable (way in) wait for me at the entrance to the building/parkespérame en or a la entrada del edificio/parquethe tradesman's entrancela entrada de servicio1.2 countable (foyer)Example sentences1.3 uncountable (access) [formal] to gain entrance
- Two sets of wrought-iron gates herald the entrance to a driveway that sweeps in a horseshoe round the front of the building.
- The caretaker of the school will tend the site, closing an access gate and opening another entrance to the public at 4pm each day.
- He paused before passing through the first gate and into the short passageway between the entrance to the fortress and the inner portcullis.
- If the reliability of the Bagrut exams is undermined, the universities will introduce entrance examinations, he warned.
- The senate was usually limited to 600 members, and entrance was dependent on property qualifications and election to key offices.
- It is widely regarded as an elite institution and only one out of every 100 candidates for the tough entrance examinations gain admission.
- 2 uncountable (admission — to club, museum)(— to school, university)they were refused entrance
ingreso (masculine)no se les permitió la entrada(before noun) there is an entrance charge
se les negó la admisiónse cobra la entradaentrance examination entrance formsolicitud (feminine) de ingresoentrance qualifications
forma (feminine) de ingreso (Mexico)nota (feminine) mínima de ingresoentrance requirementsrequisitos (masculine plural) de ingreso
- 3 countable 3.1 (act of entering) to make one's entrancehacer su ( or mi etc) entrada3.2 (Theater)entrada (feminine) en escenaExample sentences
- A conceited thespian, he treats every introduction as a stage entrance and every conversation is a source of high drama and shameless posturing.
- A signature tune was also used to herald the entrance of an individual performer in variety shows, a practice that continues on some television chat-shows.
- It was an entrance modelled on the performance of Gary Cooper in High Noon and here, just down the road from Hollywood, it was made by the biggest star in town.
- Steps have already been taken to try and reduce the number of vehicles driving on the surface, with the placement of new bollards restricting the entrance of heavy vans entering the town.
- Startled by the abrupt entrance of his daughter, he got up quickly.
- However, the next day, he saw an opportunity to gain possible entrance into the warm building.
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