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noun in·gress \ˈin-ˌgres\

: a way to enter a place or the act of entering a place

Full Definition of INGRESS

:  the act of entering :  entrance <the seal prevents ingress of moisture>
:  the power or liberty of entrance or access <an area with restricted ingress>
in·gres·sion \in-ˈgre-shən\ noun

Examples of INGRESS

  1. Ingress to and egress from the freeway were made difficult by the construction.
  2. <with limited ingress and egress to the freeway, the stadium is the frequent scene of bottlenecks>

Origin of INGRESS

Middle English, from Latin ingressus, from ingredi
First Known Use: 15th century


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