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Pronunciation: /ˈentri/

Translation of entry in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural entries)

  • 1 1.1 c and u (coming, going in) entrada (feminine) entry into sth entrada en or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) a algo she made her entry by a side door hizo su entrada or entró por una puerta lateral on entry into the military zone al entrar en la zona militar point of entry (of bullet) orificio (masculine) de entrada
    Example sentences
    • On May 9 that year William Fitzherbert, recently restored as Archbishop of York by pope Anastatius IV, made his entry into York.
    • It was about half past six when the ‘Supreme Star’ Sarath Kumar made his entry.
    • When Kamal made his entry to the accompaniment of drumbeats, a frisson of excitement shot through the crowds.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (into an organization) entry into sth entrada (feminine)en or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) a algo our entry into the Common Market nuestra entrada en el Mercado Común
    Example sentences
    • In seeking entry to Australia family members must also demonstrate good character, even if they have no desire to come to Australia themselves.
    • Citizens of specific countries are restricted travel due to their national origins and are routinely denied entry visas to western nations.
    • These are known as ‘on-entry’ cases, because they are seeking entry but have not entered.
    1.3 countable/numerable [Music/Música] entrada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • King opts for slower tempos than expected, illuminating every stately arpeggio in the opening instrumental prelude until the explosive entry of the voices.
    • Nothing, until the fugal entries of the main theme in the winds, really takes off.
    • He proves a match for the orchestral mass, with a magisterial entry and huge singing tone.
  • 4 countable/numerable (in contest) 4.1 (person entered) participante (masculine and feminine) (thing entered) the winning entry at the cattle show el ejemplar ganador de la exposición there were 20 entries hubo 20 inscripciones 4.2 (field of entrants) número (masculine) de participantes entry requirements requisitos (masculine plural) de entrada
    Example sentences
    • The event attracts a large entry of international teams, including South Africa, the reigning champions, New Zealand, Canada, Zimbabwe, and Japan.
    • Due to the mammoth entry the competitors were allowed a massive seven and a half hours to complete the two laps of 16 sections, as queuing at sections became very much the order of the day.
    • A total entry of 34 competitors played in the competition and the adults probably learned a few tips about the finer points of the game.
  • 5 countable/numerable (door, gate) (American English/inglés norteamericano) entrada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • When the door covers the entry, the office and library can be accessed simultaneously.
    • Sure enough ten minutes later they came through the door when Luke stopped at the entry of the door and all the boys were knocked over… like the domino effect.
    • Hospitality begins at the front door - with an entry that greets as warmly as a hug or a hearty handshake.

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