gated

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adjective gat·ed \ˈgā-təd\

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




GATED Defined for English Language Learners

gated

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adjective gat·ed \ˈgā-təd\

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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