Definition of re-entry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌriː ˈentri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriː ˈentri//
    [uncountable] re-entry (into something)
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  1. 1the act of returning to a place or an area of activity that you used to be in She feared she would not be granted re-entry into Britain. a re-entry programme for nurses (= for nurses returning to work after a long time doing something else)
  2. 2the return of a spacecraft into the earth’s atmosphere The capsule gets very hot on re-entry.
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