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To form a constituent part; to become a part or partaker; to penetrate; share or mix with, as tin enters into the composition of pewter. To go or come into a place or condition; to make or effect an entrance; to cause to go into or be received into.

In the law of real property, to go upon land for the purpose of taking possession of it. In strict usage, the entering is preliminary to the taking possession but in common parlance the entry is now merged in the taking possession.

To place anything before a court, or upon or among the records, in a formal and regular manner, and usually in writing as in to enter an appearance, or to enter a judgment. In this sense the word is nearly equivalent to setting down formally in writing, in either a full or abridged form.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In the letter, of which the Racing Post has obtained a copy, Cearns writes: ``The management and local stewards will not permit ANYONE to enter upon the track from three hours prior to racing or trials and then only to do so with the express permission of the racing manager Jess Packer.''
Wireless connectivity is important, says Bottum, "but having wireless access across campus has another major impact on Purdue students; it prepares them for the high-tech business world that they will enter upon graduation.
Sources in the article advised that journalists--particularly those coming right out of school--lower their expectations about the newsroom job they hoped to enter upon graduation.
A government agent, in the same manner as a private person, may accept an invitation to do business and may enter upon the premises for the very purposes contemplated by the occupant.
Of special note are "Key Concepts That Assist The Reader to Enter upon the Path of the Constitutions" (20).
But when persons enter upon the redeemed way of life through faith in Jesus Christ, and then seek in every area of experience to do the right and the good as a faithful reflection of their new relation to God, their ethics is simply redemption come to its proper unfolding" (p.
10505, the Comelec said, "No elected candidate shall enter upon the duties of office until he filed his SOCE."
It said Mr Durrani had a right to enter upon a lawful profession and earn a living as guaranteed by Article 18 of the Constitution.
It says that 'No person elected to any public offices shall enter upon the duties of his office until he has filed the statement of contributions and expenditures herein required.'