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enter in(to) (something)

1. To move into something. Once you enter into the parking garage, turn left.
2. To agree to something, such as a contract. It is common law that those who enter into a written agreement must adhere to the terms contained therein.
3. To sign up or enlist for something. I'm a pretty good singer, so I'm definitely entering in the talent show this year.
4. To sign someone else up for something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "enter" and "in" or "into." I'm definitely entering Sasha into the talent show this year. She may be shy, but she's a great singer.
5. To become a part of or factor in something. Once my uncle's shortcomings entered into the dinner conversation, I knew that a fight was inevitable. If Mom and Dad think that alcohol will enter into the equation, they definitely won't let you go to that party.
6. To join or begin to participate in something. Did you hear that Jody is entering into med school in the fall?
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enter someone or something in(to) something

to enroll someone or something in something; to make someone or something a competitor in something. I will enter you into the contest whether you like it or not. The trainer entered his fastest horse in the race.
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enter in something

to enroll as a participant in something, such as a contest, competition, etc. She was not ready to enter in the competition. I can't enter in that contest. I'm not prepared.
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enter into something

1. . Lit. to get into something. She entered into the house and immediately went to work. As the people entered into the cathedral, they became quiet.
2. Fig. to join in something; to participate in something. I couldn't get him to enter into the spirit of the party. She just loves to enter into things and have a good time with people.
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enter into

1. Participate in, take an active role or interest in, as in We had to think twice before we entered into these negotiations. [Late 1700s]
2. Become party to (a contract), bind oneself, as in The nations entered into a new agreement. [First half of 1500s]
3. Become a component, form a part of, as in Finances soon entered into the discussion. [Early 1700s]
4. Also, go into. Consider, investigate, as in The report entered into the effect of high interest rates, or Let's not go into that. [Mid-1500s]
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enter into

1. To participate or take an active interest in something: After college, she entered into politics. The union and management have decided to enter into negotiations in order to settle the strike.
2. To enroll or register someone or something in some activity: I'm going to enter my dog into the competition.
3. To become party to a contract: The nations entered into a trade agreement.
4. To become a part of something: Financial matters entered into the discussion.
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A reasonable business person would not have entered into the contract to construct the first submarine for the price specified without entering into the contract to construct the second.
The term "whole hospital" joint venture is largely self-defining; such ventures contrast with "ancillary" joint ventures, which are entered into to provide specific services, such as cardiac and respiratory care, magnetic resonance imaging and speech therapy.
Thus, T's position on deducting the fee for X's services in connection with the first agreement when it entered into the second agreement was not without a basis in the law.
197 intangible" includes goodwill and any covenant not to compete entered into in connection.
Accordingly, under the proposed regulations, a noncompete agreement entered into in connection with a stock redemption is a Sec.
In 1987, H entered into a contract with CSB, under which he provided consulting services and which included a covenant not to compete with CSB for three years.
Nasdaq:EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, today announced that it has entered into a sale-leaseback agreement for the data center property it recently purchased in the Los Angeles area.
The character of the gain or loss realized on the July 1, 1999 sale of the long position would be long-term, because the short sale against the box was not deemed to be a constructive sale and the ABC stock had a long-term holding period when the short sale was entered into.
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The Tax Court concluded that the parties had actually entered into a debtor-creditor relationship, based on the fact that they had "divergent, rather than common, interests.
However, in the event that a definitive transaction agreement in respect of a sale transaction requiring stockholder approval is entered into in the very near future, the approach outlined above will enable the Company to avoid the significant expense and distraction associated with holding two meetings of stockholders.
The proposal would not apply to any contract for the sale of any stock, debt instrument or partnership interest that is not a marketable security if the sale is reasonably expected to occur within one year of the date the contract is entered into.
10, 2004--Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) announced today that a company subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to sell St.
A taxpayer may use the completed contract method to determine the taxable income for a long-term construction contract if - the taxpayer estimates that the contract will be completed within 24 months; and - the taxpayer's average annual gross receipts, for the three tax years preceding the tax year in which the contract is entered into, do not exceed $10 million (Sec.
Tenet has completed the divestiture of seven of the 27 facilities and, with today's announcement, has entered into definitive agreements to divest another 14.