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gain entrance

To enter a place or location upon acquiring permission or a means of access. After getting the security guard's attention, we were able to gain entrance to the building.
See also: entrance, gain
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A simple plan for gaining entrance to the city had occurred to Tarzan, and now that darkness had fallen he set about to put it into effect.
But gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle.
Oxford has also assisted many Qatari students in gaining entrance into several of the leading private schools in Doha by improving their academic skill levels.
Chippewa and Sac Indians seized control of Michilimackinac, after gaining entrance to the fort during a game of baggataway.
With the aid of a $369,000 federal grant by way of the National Institute for Justice, New Jersey's Freehold Borough School District has installed the Teacher-Parent Authorization Security System (T-PASS), which requires a parent or other custodial adult to undergo an iris scan before gaining entrance to the school.
Valley College students can wait up to a year after they finish their prerequisite courses before gaining entrance to the nursing program, which graduates 88 students annually, said Carole Rosales, director of the nursing program at LAVC.
Everton had raised security concerns about Sir Alex Ferguson's side receiving the trophy at Goodison Park on Sunday because of the fear of either a backlash from the home supporters or the possibility of thousands of ticketless United fans making the short journey to Merseyside in the hope of gaining entrance to the ground.
Cemeteries should also be locked at night until the next day and with no way of anybody gaining entrance in the evening.
In Japan there are normally two ways of gaining entrance to private high school: being accredited or taking an exam.
Education director Gerson Davies said countermeasures taken against the rodents, including the laying of bait, had proved successful and the council had carried out structural work at the 734-pupil Welsh-language school to prevent rodents gaining entrance.
Their debut not only injects new life into the existing BE IOOS community, it ensures that interest in gaining entrance remains high.
He began to study tap in the eighth grade, shortly thereafter gaining entrance to the New York High School of the Performing Arts, where he studied modern dance.
Consequently, many blind and visually impaired people may be prohibited from gaining entrance or advancing in one of the largest and fastest growing segments of the labor market.
0 introduces advanced stateful firewall support for VoWLAN devices, which removes the need to build a separate VoIP VLAN and can prevent hackers gaining entrance to the network by hijacking open VoIP sessions.
Armed guards were hired to keep any more reporters from gaining entrance.