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ENTREPOT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does entrepot mean? 

ENTREPOT (noun)
  The noun ENTREPOT has 2 senses:

1. a port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties
2. a depository for goods

  Familiarity information: ENTREPOT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTREPOT (noun)


Sense 1entrepot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

entrepot; transshipment center

Context example:

Bahrain has been an entrepot of trade between Arabia and India since the second millennium BC

Hypernyms ("entrepot" is a kind of...):

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)


Sense 2entrepot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A depository for goods

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

storehouse; depot; entrepot; storage; store

Context example:

storehouses were built close to the docks

Hypernyms ("entrepot" is a kind of...):

deposit; depositary; depository; repository (a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "entrepot"):

dump (a place where supplies can be stored)

garner; granary (a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed)

magazine; powder magazine; powder store (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)


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