UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈɛntrəns/, verb: /ɪnˈtrɑːns/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛntrəns/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. entrəns; v. en trans, -träns)

Inflections of 'entrance' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the [main, side, public, rear, front] entrance
  2. the entrance to the [hotel, store, theater, building]
  3. the [hotel, hotel's] entrance
  4. use the [next, main] door for entrance
  5. there's a strict dress code for entrance
  6. [denied, refused] entrance to the [club, casino, theater]
  7. [fans, guests, journalists] were blocking the entrance
  8. let's meet at the entrance
  9. post a (security) guard on each entrance
  10. [monitor, control, guard, patrol] the entrance
  11. entrance to the [castle, museum] is free
  12. entrance is free for [children, veterans, students]
  13. made a [grand, glamorous, dramatic, formal, sloppy] entrance
  14. always makes an entrance
  15. loves to make an entrance
  16. take exams for [college, university] entrance
  17. there is a controlled entrance to
  18. entrance is restricted to
n as adj
  1. [college, university] entrance exams
  2. [failed, passed] the entrance exam
  3. the entrance sign
  4. pay an entrance fee for
  1. entranced [them, the child, the audience, readers, viewers]
  2. entranced by the [sight, flames, beauty, music, scenery]
  3. [absolutely, completely, totally, utterly] entranced by
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