Meaning of ENTRY in English

ENTRY

noun

1 right to enter sth

ADJECTIVE

▪ free

The club offers free ~ to women on Thursdays.

▪ college , school , university ( esp. BrE )

VERB + ENTRY

▪ apply for

▪ gain

▪ allow sb , grant sb

They were later allowed ~ into the country.

▪ deny sb , refuse sb , restrict

It has been necessary to restrict ~ into the club.

▪ guarantee sb

▪ delay

ENTRY + NOUN

▪ criteria , qualifications , requirements , standard

▪ barrier ( business )

The state should reduce ~ barriers for developing countries.

▪ visa

▪ pass , ticket

Entry tickets to most attractions are included in the price.

▪ fee

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ into

The course will ease students' ~ into a career.

These qualifications will not guarantee you ~ into the police. ( BrE )

▪ ~ to

undocumented workers seeking ~ to the US

Entry to university should be based on academic potential. ( BrE )

PHRASES

▪ right of ~

The landlord had the right of ~ to the building with due warning.

2 act of coming in

ADJECTIVE

▪ forced , forcible

The house was quiet, and there were no signs of a forced ~.

▪ unauthorized

The sign on the gates read ‘No Unauthorized Entry’.

▪ illegal

▪ dramatic

▪ triumphal

Caesar's triumphal ~ into Rome

VERB + ENTRY

▪ force , gain

He found the door locked, but he forced an ~.

▪ bar , block , prevent

Fire marshals barred ~ to the hall.

A branch blocked their ~.

▪ make

The champion made his usual dramatic ~ into the arena.

ENTRY + NOUN

▪ point

Drugs are believed to come into the country through five main ~ points.

▪ code ( esp. AmE )

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ into

Hungary's ~ into the EU

▪ ~ to

She wondered how she could gain ~ to the building.

PHRASES

▪ a/the point of ~

New York was the point of ~ for most immigrants arriving in the US.

3 sb/sth that enters a competition

ADJECTIVE

▪ winning

The winning ~ will be published in next month's issue.

▪ late

VERB + ENTRY

▪ mail ( AmE ), post ( BrE ), send , send in , submit

Send in your ~ as soon as possible!

▪ attract , get , have , receive

The show attracted entries from all over the country.

We have had a lot of entries this year.

▪ judge

ENTRY + NOUN

▪ coupon ( BrE ), form

▪ fee

▪ deadline

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ for

We had too many entries for this event.

▪ ~ in

There were a record 2 000 entries in the under-17 section.

▪ ~ to

one of the best entries to our competition

4 one item in a list/book

ADJECTIVE

▪ diary , journal ( esp. AmE )

▪ dictionary , encyclopedia

▪ blog , weblog

▪ catalogue , database

VERB + ENTRY

▪ make , write

▪ post

I post the occasional blog ~.

▪ read

▪ contain

PREPOSITION

▪ in an/the ~

Very little information is given in the diary entries.

▪ ~ for

Look at the dictionary ~ for ‘welcome’.

▪ ~ in

the last ~ she made in her diary

▪ ~ on

First examine the entries on the marriage register.

5 ( AmE ) entrance to a building, room, etc.

ENTRY + NOUN

▪ way (usually entryway )

▪ hall

▪ door , gate

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

the dramatic ~ to the gallery

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .