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To allow someone to enter a place

let in

to allow someone to enter a house, room etc

let into

to allow someone to enter a house, room etc

readmit

verb

to allow someone to enter a place again

admit

verb

to allow someone to enter a place, especially a public place such as a theatre or museum

open its/the doors

if a building, organization, or country opens its doors, it allows people to enter, especially for the first time

readmission

noun

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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