point of entry

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Noun1.point of entry - a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
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This, then, included epidemiologists, clinicians, laboratory experts, communication officers, social mobilization experts, refugee experts, logisticians, point of entry focal points and infection prevention and control experts.
"Since the child was identified at the point of entry, there are no contacts in Uganda," Dr Joyce Moriku, the State Minister for Health in charge of Primary Health Care, said in the statement.The case is the second outbreak to be reported in Uganda after the first in June which claimed two people who had travelled from Congo.
This notice initiates the adoption process, and the publication of this notice triggers the first point of entry. (6)
Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, get instructions prior to touring the tent city at Tornillo Point of Entry.
'We will tackle the drug menace at the point of entry and that is our ports.
The NHS belongs to the people and we do not want privatisation, but Mr P Armstrong is using mealy-mouthed words like "free at the point of entry".
The rule: It takes $1 to verify the accuracy of a record at the point of entry; $10 to clean it in batch form; and $100 per record if nothing is done, including the costs of undeliverable shipments, low customer retention, and inefficient CRM initiatives.
Concert-goers should check their ticket carefully in advance and those holding tickets in the pitch standing area (no under-12s permitted) and tier one and tier two seats, should follow signs to their designated colour-coded point of entry.
Capture at the Point of Entry is the process of scanning documents as soon as the documents enter an organization, applying business rules to minimize exceptions, and extracting business information to send downstream as quickly as possible.
The jockey, who was riding Animal Kingdom for the first time, was to cop some flak for this early manoeuvre on the odds-on favourite when Shug McGaughey's Breeders' Cup Turf runner-up Point Of Entry edged ahead of him in the final furlong under John Velazquez to score by a length and a quarter for his fourth Grade 1 victory.
The single point of entry adds improved aesthetics to its list of benefits, he said.