Definition of entrée noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɒntreɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːntreɪ//
    (from French) Types of meal, Dining out
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  1. 1[countable] (in a restaurant or at a formal meal) the main dish of the meal or a dish served before the main course See related entries: Types of meal, Dining out
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] entrée (into/to something) (formal) the right or ability to enter a social group or institution Her wealth and reputation gave her an entrée into upper-class circles.
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