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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 connection with entering into the VPFs, the taxpayer pledged with the counterparty the maximum number of shares of stock to be delivered on the settlement date, by transferring the stock to a collateral account to be held by a trustee for the counterparty's benefit.
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Upon reaching his property and entering his workshop, he was attacked by a man who used the officer's .22-caliber semiautomatic rifle to shoot him three times in the back of the head, fatally wounding him, and six more times in the torso.
The thieves check all stolen cards prior to entering a casino.
After the first year's program, five participants reported entering the university the following year.
Consistent with Indonesia's general policy on foreign investment, foreign insurance firms are welcome to conduct business in Indonesia by entering a joint venture with a local insurance company.
The saturated gas enters a variable-throat venturi and passes through a flooded elbow into a chevron demister with city water face sprays before entering into a high-static pressure radial blade fan.
My anecdotal observation indicated that approximately one staffer's car in 10 is inspected upon entering the garage.
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Mary the Virgin, Wantage, took only women accused (but not convicted) of theft; unlike sexually transgressive penitents, many of these penitents entered under some duress; typically their families or employers had given them the option of entering a penitentiary or facing charges.(33) Of the 239 cases admitted between 1892 and 1900, the ages of the 'penitents' ranged from twelve to twenty-four.
Entering game information can be done right off the start.