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Definition of Entry


  1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an entry upon an undertaking.
  2. The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as, an entry of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item.
  3. That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a house or other building, or to a room; a vestibule; an adit, as of a mine.
  4. The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure license to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods. See Enter, v. t., 8, and Entrance, n., 5.
  5. The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by entering or setting foot on them.
  6. A putting upon record in proper form and order.
  7. The act in addition to breaking essential to constitute the offense or burglary.
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Entry Translations

entry in Dutch is aanmelding
entry in German is Eintrag/Eingang, Eingang, Eingang, Eintritt
entry in Italian is entrare, ingresso, accessione, petizione, entrata
entry in Norwegian is inntreden, adgang
entry in Portuguese is entrada