(=way in) entrée f
→ He was driven out of a side entrance.
the entrance to sth l'entrée à qch
→ the entrance to the gallery
to gain entrance to
(=be admitted to)
[+university] être admis (e) à
→ after he gained entrance to the Royal Society
→ Hewitt had gained entrance to the Hall by pretending to be a heating engineer.
to deny sb entrance refuser l'entrée à qn
→ She was denied entrance to the club because she was drunk.
(=arrival) (in room)
→ She failed to acknowledge our entrance.
→ If she had noticed her father's entrance, she gave no indication.
→ From the moment of his first entrance as Romeo he had dominated the stage
vt enchanter, ravir → She entranced the audience with classical Indian singing. to be entranced by sth être fasciné (e) par qch → He is entranced by the kindness of her smile. → She was entranced by the novelties and souvenirs. →
n (British) examen d'entrée dans l'enseignement privé examen d'entrée dans l'enseignement privé
entrance examination , entrance exam
n examen m d'entrée, examen m d'admission
→ entrance examinations for the French civil service
→ We had to do an entrance examination to get into our school.
n (to club)
droit m d'inscription
→ the club has an entrance fee of Euro 25
droit m d'entrée
→ The entrance fee is £9.50.
[+house, hotel] hall m d'entrée
n (US, to motorway) bretelle f d'accès
npl (for university)
conditions fpl d'admission
university entrance examination
n examen m d'entrée à l'université