entrance
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entrance(
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trihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (place where one enters)
a. la entrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Reception is right inside the entrance to the hotel.La recepción está justo dentro de la entrada del hotel.
2. (act of entering)
a. la entrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The prince made a royal entrance into the marketplace.El príncipe hizo una entrada real al mercado.
3. (admission)
a. el ingreso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His entrance into the university was guaranteed because his father was an important donor.Su ingreso a la universidad estaba garantizado porque su padre era un donante importante.
b. la entrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She was denied entrance to the school because she had failed too many classes.Le negaron la entrada en el colegio porque había suspendido demasiadas asignaturas.
4. (theater)
a. la entrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grand entrance is at the beginning of the second act of the play.Mi gran entrada es al principio del segundo acto de la obra.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to bewitch)
a. encantar
The sorceress entranced them with every movement of her wand.La hechicera les encantó con cada gesto de su varita.
b. embelesar
The belly dancers entranced us with their exotic movements.Las bailarinas de vientre nos embelesaron con sus movimientos exóticos.
c. extasiar
The artists entranced the crowd for two hours straight with their incredible performances.Los artistas extasiaron al público durante dos horas sin parar con sus actuaciones impresionantes.
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entrance
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (charm)
a. cautivar, encantar
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entrance [ˈentrəns]
noun
1 (way in) entrada (f)
front/back entrance entrada (f) principal/trasera
2 (act) entrada (f);into en; (into profession etc) ingreso (m); (Teat) entrada (f) en escena
to make one's entrance hacer su entrada; (Teat) entrar en escena
3 (right to enter) (derecho (m) de) entrada (f)
to gain entrance to [+a place] conseguir entrar en or acceder a; [+a profession etc] conseguir ingresar en
modifier
entrance card (n) pase (m)
entrance exam(ination) (n) (to school) examen (m) de ingreso
entrance fee (n) (to a show) (precio (m) de) entrada (f); (to a club, society etc) cuota (f) de ingreso
entrance hall (n) vestíbulo (m); antesala (f)
entrance qualifications (n)
entrance requirements See culture box in entry entrance.
entrance ramp (n) (US) (Aut) rampa (f) de acceso
entrance requirements (n) requisitos (m) de ingreso
entrance [ɪnˈtrɑːns]
transitive verb
1 (bewitch) encantar; hechizar
2 (gen passive) (captivate)
we listened entranced escuchamos extasiados or embelesados
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "entrance"
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entrance fee
entrada
entrance exam
examen de ingreso
main entrance
la entrada principal
she saw a young man at the entrance
vio a un joven en la entrada
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