If there is not such a single word, the a shorter phrase or more eloquent way to sat it would do.

closed as off-topic by AmE speaker, Edwin Ashworth, J. Taylor, Nigel J, JJJ Apr 27 '18 at 20:40

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    To give us context, please update your question with an example. – Gary's Student Apr 27 '18 at 18:00
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    'The only way in' is more concise, more idiomatic, but less eloquent. – Edwin Ashworth Apr 27 '18 at 18:13
  • Please take that Question somewhere like English Language Learners… – Robbie Goodwin Apr 27 '18 at 21:57

"The only entrance" is shorter.

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    Please add sources to support your answer. – JJJ Apr 27 '18 at 20:04
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    @JJJ Does this really needs a source? Seems clear an succinct. – k1eran Apr 27 '18 at 20:15
  • Indeed it seems pretty obvious, it was in the low-quality queue and it's good practise to add sources to support your answers with sources or at least an example of its use. In this case I agree that your answer is pretty clear, but other community members might disagree and vote down or even vote to delete your answer. – JJJ Apr 27 '18 at 20:19
  • It doesn't need a supporting reference. It needs deleting as unsuitable on a site aimed at linguists. – Edwin Ashworth Apr 27 '18 at 20:35

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