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noun entrance pronunciation in British English /ˈentrəns/ 
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singularentrance
pluralentrances

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  1. [countable] the place where you can enter a room, building, or area

    I'll meet you at the main entrance at six o'clock.

    entrance to/of:

    The statue of the Little Mermaid stands at the entrance to the harbour.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of entrance
    1. a.
      [usually singular] the act of going into a place

      Our conversation ended abruptly with the entrance of a group of reporters.

    2. b.
      [uncountable] the right or ability to go into a place
      entrance to:

      Entrance to the museums has always been free.

      gain entrance (=succeed in entering):

      Police have not yet explained how the men gained entrance to the gallery.

      entrance charge/fee:

      There is a £5 entrance fee.

      Synonyms and related words for this sense of entrance
    3. c.
      [uncountable] the right to join a group or organization, for example a university or a profession

      the minimum standards of university entrance

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