Definition of gated
1 : having or controlled by a gate a gated entrance
2 : designed to restrict entrance usually by means of physical barriers, a private security force, and a controlled gate gated communities
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On the night in question, in early 2004, Cosby summoned her to his gated estate near Philadelphia to discuss her job search.
The gated custom estate, built in 2004 on 94.5 acres, has three fireplaces, a wine cellar, home theater plus five bedrooms, seven baths and 10,797 square feet ($463 a square foot).
Additional amenities include the 24,000 square foot clubhouse featuring both upscale and casual dining, pools, playgrounds and fitness facility and 24-hour gated security.
The 2,627-square-foot, four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom homes come with private covered balconies and large gated courtyards.
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Definition of gated for English Language Learners
: having a gate
: having guarded or locked gates so that only some people are allowed to enter
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