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1. A place where goods are stored or deposited and from which they are distributed.
2. A trading or market center.

[French, from entreposer, to store : entre, in, among (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).]


(French ɑ̃trəpo)
1. (Commerce) a warehouse for commercial goods
2. (Commerce)
a. a trading centre or port at a geographically convenient location, at which goods are imported and re-exported without incurring liability for duty
b. (as modifier): an entrepôt trade.
[C18: French, from entreposer to put in, from entre- between, inter- + poser to place (see pose1); formed on the model of depot]


or en•tre•pot

(ˈɑn trəˌpoʊ, ɑ̃ˈ-)

1. a warehouse.
2. a center where goods are received for distribution, transshipment, or repackaging.
[1715–25; < French, =entre inter- + pôt < Latin positum, n. use of neuter past participle of pōnere to put, place (modeled on dépôt depot)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entrepot - a port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import dutiesentrepot - a port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties; "Bahrain has been an entrepot of trade between Arabia and India since the second millennium BC"
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
2.entrepot - a depository for goodsentrepot - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
dump - a place where supplies can be stored; "an ammunition dump"
garner, granary - a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
powder magazine, powder store, magazine - a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
railhead - a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
treasure house - a storehouse for treasures
storage warehouse, warehouse - a storehouse for goods and merchandise
مُسْتَوْدَع بَضائِع
szabad kikötõ
slobodný prístav
antrepoara depo


[ˈɒntrəpəʊ] N (= town) → centro m comercial, centro m de distribución; (= warehouse) → almacén m, depósito m


n (= warehouse)Lagerhalle f; (= port)Umschlaghafen m


(ˈontrəpəu) noun
a seaport through which exports and imports pass without incurring duty. Singapore is an entrepot.
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Cet entrepot, en fait un magasin-cale, est generalement destine a alleger l'encombrement des marchandises dans le port et soumis a la gestion douaniere.
We have invested our resources over the last few years to promote our events and Bahrain as the business entrepot across a number of target markets," comments Jubran Abdulrahman, MD, Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions, organizers of the show.
Back then, NOL was ranked among the five largest global carriers - in a business harking back to Singapore's origins as an entrepot, or transshipment, port.
Frontier Seaport: Detroit's Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepot, by Catherine Cangany.
Settled by my forebears," Pulitzer prize winning reporter Anthony Shadid wrote in his book 'House of Stone', "Marjayoun was once an entrepot perched along routes of trade plied by Christians, Muslims and Jews which stitched together the tapestry of an older Middle East.
Not only is "El Hogar " a crown jewel of style Beaux Arts, more significantly, it is a monument to that epoch when the Philippines was a dynamic trail-blazing financial hub and trading entrepot, in this side of the universe.
In an excellent essay that closely ties the city's environmental history to its entrepot role, medical historian Thomas Apel analyses the deadly yellow fever epidemics of the 1790s.
Un entrepot destine a la vente du carburant de contrebande a ete ravage par un incendie qui s'est declenche dimanche a Jemmal dans le gouvernorat de Monastir, rapporte Jawhara Fm.
And yet we have been hearing vociferously from the present movers and shakers of Islamabad of turning Balochistan into a hub of a bustling international trade corridor and its prized port of Gwadar into a booming entrepot of regional trading and commerce.
According to a statement issued by the Sri Lankan Board of Investment, Israeli companies were studying the possibility of using the recently introduced entrepot trade facility.
Again, the Gulf carriers are well positioned in their role of entrepot service providers.
Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Executive Chairman of Genting Singapore , which set up the museum delivered a speech where he said that in the 18th century Singapore was a busy port with a flourishing entrepot trade.

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