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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

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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