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gate·way

 (gāt′wā′)
n.
1. An opening or a structure framing an opening, such as an arch, that may be closed by a gate.
2. Something that serves as an entrance or a means of access: a gateway to success; the gateway to the West.
3. Software or hardware that enables communication between computer networks that use different communications protocols. Also called router2.

gateway

(ˈɡeɪtˌweɪ)
n
1. an entrance that may be closed by or as by a gate
2. a means of entry or access: Mumbai, gateway to India.
3. (modifier) allowing entry, access, or progress to a more extreme form: gateway drug; gateway drink.
4. (Computer Science) computing hardware and software that connect incompatible computer networks, allowing information to be passed from one to another
5. (Computer Science) a software utility that enables text messages to be sent and received over digital cellular telephone networks

gate•way

(ˈgeɪtˌweɪ)

n.
1. an entrance or passage that may be closed by a gate.
2. a structure for enclosing such an opening or entrance.
3. any passage by or point at which a region may be entered.
4. software or hardware that links two computer networks.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gateway - an entrance that can be closed by a gategateway - an entrance that can be closed by a gate
entrance, entranceway, entryway, entree, entry - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
Translations
بَوّابَه، مَدْخَل
brána
portåbning
passerellepoint d'accèsporte
kapubejárat
hliî; aîkomuleiî
dovoz
geçit kapısıgeçit/giriş

gateway

[ˈgeɪtweɪ] N (gen) → puerta f (de acceso)
New York, the gateway to AmericaNueva York, la puerta a América
the gateway to successla puerta al éxito

gateway

[ˈgeɪtweɪ] n
(= entrance) → porte f
(fig) the gateway to the continent → la porte vers le continent
a gateway to success → une porte vers le succèsgateway drug n
It is thought that cannabis is a gateway drug to harder substances → On croit que le cannabis est une drogue qui incite à la consommation de drogue dure.

gateway

[ˈgeɪtˌweɪ] nporta
the gateway to success → la strada del successo

gate

(geit) noun
(a metal, wooden etc doorlike object which closes) the opening in a wall, fence etc through which people etc pass. I'll meet you at the park gate(s).
ˈgate-crash verb
to enter or go to (a party, meeting etc) without being invited or without paying.
ˈgate-crasher noun
ˈgate-post noun
a post to which a gate is fixed.
ˈgateway noun
an opening or entrance into a city etc, which contains a gate.
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