reentrance

noun

re·​en·​trance (ˌ)rē-ˈen-trən(t)s How to pronounce reentrance (audio)

Examples of reentrance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The reentrance to the outside world came suddenly. Jeff Weiss, Los Angeles Times, 28 Mar. 2023 When their quiet life is shattered by a dramatic event, a magical rescue brings an opportunity for healing, as well as a reentrance into society. Dakota Kim, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2023 Samsung hadn't released an OLED TV since 2012, but in January, the company announced its reentrance into the market. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 18 Mar. 2022 Even in the age of tiny sunglasses and fanny packs, these feel a tad too dated to make a grand reentrance. Ana Colon, Glamour, 17 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1553, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reentrance was in 1553

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“Reentrance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reentrance. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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reentrance

noun
re·​en·​trance (ˈ)rē-ˈen-trən(t)s How to pronounce reentrance (audio)
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