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I think it's really important to realize that small businesses are often the portal for immigrants into the New York City economy. I think we have something like 40,000 small businesses that are immigrant-run in New York.
Christine Quinn

Meaning of "portal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PORTAL

Via Old French from Medieval Latin portāle, from Latin porta gate, entrance.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PORTAL

portal  [ˈpɔːtəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PORTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Portal can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PORTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Portal

Portal may refer to: ▪ Portal, a gate, door, or the extremeties of a tunnel ▪ A magical or technological doorway that connects two different locations, dimensions, or points in time; see Portals in fiction...

Definition of portal in the English dictionary

The first definition of portal in the dictionary is an entrance, gateway, or doorway, esp one that is large and impressive. Other definition of portal is any entrance or access to a place. Portal is also an internet site providing links to other sites.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PORTAL


amortal
eɪˈmɔːtəl
aortal
eɪˈɔːtəl
beetle
ˈbiːtəl
betel
ˈbiːtəl
brutal
ˈbruːtəl
cautel
ˈkɔːtəl
chital
ˈtʃiːtəl
chortle
ˈtʃɔːtəl
diacetyl
ˌdaɪəˈsiːtəl
fetal
ˈfiːtəl
foetal
ˈfiːtəl
immortal
ɪˈmɔːtəl
mortal
ˈmɔːtəl
myrtle
ˈmɜːtəl
Nahuatl
ˈnɑːwɑːtəl
nonmortal
ˌnɒnˈmɔːtəl
sortal
ˈsɔːtəl
transportal
trænsˈpɔːtəl
turtle
ˈtɜːtəl
unimmortal
ˌʌnɪˈmɔːtəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PORTAL

porta
portabella
portabello
portability
portable
portably
Portadown
portage
portague
Portakabin
portal frame
portal vein
portal-to-portal
Portaloo
portamenti
portamento
portance
portapack
portate
portatile

WORDS THAT END LIKE PORTAL

artal
capital
crystal
curtal
dental
digital
environmental
experimental
fundamental
hartal
horizontal
hospital
incremental
intersertal
mental
Neandertal
portal-to-portal
prepubertal
pubertal
Wuppertal

Synonyms and antonyms of portal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PORTAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «portal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of portal

Translation of «portal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PORTAL

Find out the translation of portal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of portal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «portal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

门户
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

portal
570 millions of speakers

English

portal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पोर्टल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البوابة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

портал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

portal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পোর্টাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

portail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

portal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Portal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポータル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포털
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Warta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cổng thông tin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போர்டல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोर्टल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kapı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

portale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Portal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

портал
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

portal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

portal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

portaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

portalen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

portal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of portal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PORTAL»

The term «portal» is very widely used and occupies the 1.612 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PORTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about portal

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10 QUOTES WITH «PORTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word portal.
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Anant Agarwal
The online credential, the online certificate is very different from an on campus certificate. And we really believe that online learning and the EdX platform and the EdX portal, these are ways in which - you can think of them as a rising tide that's going to lift all boats whether for students worldwide or on our campuses.
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Anant Agarwal
EdX will be a creating a platform which will be open source, not for profit, and a portal for a website where universities will offer their courses. For example, MIT courses will be offered as MITx and Harvard courses as HarvardX.
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Jo Beverley
I grew up in a small hotel with many rooms, so when I became aware of 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,' I inspected all the wardrobes, sure one had to be a portal to another world. I was also a true believer in faeries, and perhaps still am.
4
Alexandra Cassavetes
Love is a component of many different things - the baggage you bring, the moment, what you need in your life, seeing someone as a portal for understanding everything, and all the intensity that brings. It's not something to count on and act like it's a stable thing.
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Stephen R. Donaldson
The portal structure is simply a technique: it is neither necessary nor unnecessary, except as the writer and the story make it so. In the case of 'The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant,' it was absolutely necessary to my intentions.
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Janet Fitch
Your protagonist is your reader's portal into the story. The more observant he or she can be, the more vivid will be the world you're creating. They don't have to be super-educated, they just have to be mentally active. Keep them looking, thinking, wondering, remembering.
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Peter Guber
The portal into people's hearts is being interested in them.
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Darrell Issa
Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet.
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Christine Quinn
I think it's really important to realize that small businesses are often the portal for immigrants into the New York City economy. I think we have something like 40,000 small businesses that are immigrant-run in New York.
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Andy Serkis
When I was in theater I was forever trying to inhabit a space which puts yourself under the microscope as an actor and your personality and your take on life, but actually through another portal of a character.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PORTAL»

Discover the use of portal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to portal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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World of Warcraft: Beyond the Dark Portal
The aging orc shaman Ner'zhul has seized control of the Horde and reopened the Dark Portal.
Aaron Rosenberg, 2008
2
IBM Websphere Portal 8: Web Experience Factory and the Cloud
Build a comprehensive web portal for your company with the coverage of full development life cycle with this book and ebook.
Chelis Camargo, Helmar Martens, 2012
3
Building a Web 2.0 Portal with ASP.NET 3.5
Provides information on building an Ajax-based Web site using ASP.NET 3.5.
Omar Zabir, 2008
4
Liferay Portal Systems Development
This book is for Java developers who don't need any prior experience with Liferay portal. Although Liferay portal makes heavy use of open source frameworks, no prior experience of using these is assumed.
Jonas X Yuan, Dr, Jonas X. Yuan, 2012
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JBoss Portal Server Development
Create dynamic, feature-rich, and robust enterprise portal applications
Ramanujam Rao, 2009
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Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development
Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development
Jonas X. Yuan, 2009
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The Portal of the Mystery of Hope
Translated by David L. Schindler, JrIn what is one of the greatest Catholic poetic works of our century, Péguy offers a comprehensive theology ordered around the often-neglected second virtue which is incarnated inhis celebrated image of ...
Charles Peguy, 2005
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Portal
Originally published as an interactive novel on computer disk in 1986, Portal is the story of an astronaut who returns to earth from a mysteriously aborted mission prematurely awakened from suspended animation.
Rob Swigart, 2005
9
Liferay Portal 6 Enterprise Intranets
Build and maintain impressive corporate intranets with Liferay.
Jonas X. Yuan, 2010
10
Portal Hypertension: Pathobiology, Evaluation, and Treatment
Writing in an easy-to-read style, the authors review its pathobiology, the progress being made in its experimental understanding, the methodologies to assess it in humans, the treatment of its complications (esophageal varices, ascites, and ...
Arun J. Sanyal, Vijay H. Shah, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PORTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term portal is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Distiller App: A Portal to the World of Whiskey
The Distiller App: A Portal to the World of Whiskey. Learn how a new app for whiskey fans came to be and how it works. By Scott Matteson July ... «TechRepublic, Jul 15»
2
After Internet.org Backlash, Facebook Opens Portal To Court More …
One key part of that charm offensive is a dedicated portal that provides a go-to resource for operators seeking to connect with Facebook and ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
3
St. Louis County unveils interactive portal for public to examine …
The county last week unveiled an interactive portal for the public to see where and how the county is spending the taxpayer's hard-earned ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
4
Portal wars: Bank says OTM's impact 'declining'
“Our analysis from UBS 'evidence lab' suggests that, after an initial surge post its January launch, the progress of new UK property portal ... «Estate Agent Today, Jul 15»
5
New Antibody Portal Bolsters Biomedical Research Reliability
The new portal will help researchers find the right antibody to target their protein of interest.Illustration courtesy of Scott Rothbart, PhDCHAPEL ... «Lab Manager Magazine, Jul 15»
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New Portal For IBM Open Source Projects
Among its tools, the portal is going to include IBM Bluemix Mobile Services SDKs, which let you target iOS, Android, Cordova, and Windows ... «iProgrammer, Jul 15»
7
Carnegie Hall Launches New 'Our History: Your Stories' Web Portal
With a new Our History: Your Stories web portal, Carnegie Hall invites members of the public to share their own meaningful experiences by ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Leaked report pushes for patient portal success
Leaked report pushes for patient portal success. Yesterday's leak also suggests the IT Health Board should be directly responsible to the ... «New Zealand Doctor Online, Jul 15»
9
Victorian wool grower has bureaucracy concerns with online portal
Mr Small said he told the panel the proposed Wool Exchange Portal had to have “commercial feet” and had to be paid for and updated ... «Sheep Central, Jul 15»
10
Donations portal raises RO173,266 in Ramadan
The sultanate's one-stop donations portal raised RO173,266 during Ramadan this year, the second highest in the holy month since its launch ... «Muscat Daily, Jul 15»

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