Learner's definition of ENTRY
1 [noncount] : the act of entering something
His parents tried to make his entry into school life as smooth as possible.
His friends were surprised by his entry into politics.
The thieves gained entry [=they entered] through a back window.
2 [noncount] : the right to enter something
— often used before another noun
He was able to gain entry [=entrance, admission] to an exclusive club.
She was denied entry into the courtroom.
students competing for entry into the college
The sign read “No Entry.” [=“do not enter”]
3 [count] : a place for entering something 4 a [noncount] : the act of entering something in a book, list, etc. b [count] : something that is entered in a book, list, etc.
a diary entry
a database entry
5 a : a person or thing that is entered in a contest b chiefly British : the number of people or things entered in a contest