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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A way out; exit. Also: The act or right of going or coming out.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A way out; exit. Also: The act or right of going or coming out. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To exit.

Usage examples (36)
  • There is a continuous change, an ingress of beings into the world and an egress out of it.
  • The other three aircraft began their egress from the target.
  • Is the treaty an egress from the cul-de-sac of aboriginal poverty?
  • At 1155 hours, upon egress from the target area, approximately 6 miles south of for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''egress" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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