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the policy of admitting people of all nationalities or ethnic groups to a country upon equal terms, as for immigration.
the policy or practice of trading with all nations on an equal basis.
admission or access; unrestricted opportunity:
His experience had given him an open door to success in his field.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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and the shut door are present simultaneously.
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We have also received flat rejections with no
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It was altogether charming, but the prettiest thing of all was a little maiden standing at the
of the castle.
With that, shaking himself clear of these considerations, he found the keys and advanced toward the
of the shop.
Nearly all country clubs have, however, one
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Some time it may prove to be a door, a great
She stood behind the door, looking at the
of the parlour.
If the temperature in the room with the
falls below a certain level, the digital world automatically turns on the heat.
British Dictionary definitions for
a policy or practice by which a nation grants opportunities for trade to all other nations equally
free and unrestricted admission
open to all; accessible
(in industrial relations) designating a policy of management being prepared to talk to workers in the office at any time
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