Pronunciation: (än'trā), [key]
1. a dish served as the main course of a meal.
2. Older Use.a dish served at dinner between the principal courses.
3. the privilege of entering; access.
4. a means of obtaining entry: His friendship with an actor's son was his entrée into the theatrical world.
5. the act of entering; entrance. Also,en'tree.
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