Examples of entrée in a Sentence
We had steak as an entrée.
entrée to the country club is through sponsorship by someone who is already a member
Recent Examples of entrée from the Web
The unadorned trend curiously continued with the entrees.
Private equity firms have jumped in as well, seeing mineral rights as a more affordable entree into the U.S. shale boom.
Rauner, who got his entree in politics as an activist fighting the Chicago Teachers Union and advocating for charter schools, views CPS as stuck in the clutches of its unionized workforce.
As Franklin stumbles his way through his entree into the criminal underworld, Idris projects both brazenness and fear, Franklin’s decency doing battle with his drive to succeed and flourish.
Mazzulla said the food will consist of appetizers, salads, homemade sandwiches, seasonal entrees and hamburgers.
The selections always include one Western entree and emphasize seasonal ingredients.
And the selections have expanded from two entrees in past years to nine this year.
Appetizers range from $6 to $13; entrees start at $15 for pasta and go up to $35 for a mixed seafood grill.
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The culinary sense of entrée can be traced back to 18^th^-century Britain. In those days a formal dinner could include not only the principal courses of soup, fish, meat, and dessert, but also an impressive array of side dishes. Between the fish and meat courses would come a small side dish, and because this secondary dish came immediately before the centerpiece of the meal, it was called the entrée, being, in effect, the entrance to the really important part of the meal. As dining habits have changed, meals have become simpler, and fewer courses are served. However, in the US, the course following the appetizer continued to be called the entrée, perhaps because it is a French word, and anything French always sounds elegant.
ENTRÉE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entrée for English Language Learners
: the main dish of a meal especially in a restaurant
: the act or manner of entering something
: the right to enter something
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