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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
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Etymology

From Old French entree (feminine past participle of the verb entrer, French: entrée)

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Noun

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entry

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-

entry (-)
  1. (uncountable) The act of entering.
  2. (uncountable) Permission to enter.
    entry for children only if accompanied by an adult
  3. A doorway that provides a means of entering a building.
  4. A small room immediately inside the front door of a house or other building, often having an access to a stairway and leading on to other rooms
  5. A small group formed within a church, esp. Episcopal, for simple dinner and fellowship, and to help facilitate new friendships
  6. An article in a dictionary or encyclopedia.
  7. A record made in a log, diary or anything similarly organized.
    What does the entry for 2 August 2005 say?
  8. (linear algebra) A term at any position in a matrix.
    The entry in the second row and first column of this matrix is 6.
  9. (computing) An item of data in a database.

Usage notes

Ambiguity Prevention

  • Correct: entry for children
  • Not: entry to children as this means that you are entering TO (get to) a child. It is incorrect.

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