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To allow someone to enter a place - synonyms or related words

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

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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