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gated

adjective

Simple Definition of gated

  • : having a gate

  • : having guarded or locked gates so that only some people are allowed to enter

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gated

  1. 1 :  having or controlled by a gate <a gated entrance>

  2. 2 :  designed to restrict entrance usually by means of physical barriers, a private security force, and a controlled gate <gated communities>

1581

First Known Use of gated

1581



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