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ingress

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noun in·gress \ˈin-ˌgres\

Simple Definition of ingress

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

Full Definition of ingress

  1. 1 :  the act of entering :  entrance <the seal prevents ingress of moisture>

  2. 2 :  the power or liberty of entrance or access <an area with restricted ingress>

in·gres·sion play \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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