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



BrE BrE//ˈɪnɡres//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnɡres//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the act of entering a place; the right to enter a place door seals that prevent ingress of water compare egress Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘an entrance or beginning’): from Latin ingressus, from the verb ingredi ‘enter’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ingress