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If you had to describe two locations, an "entry" and an "exit", what one word would encapsulate both meanings? For example, I would describe them as "access locations". But I want a single word that means that.

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    An entry and exit of what type? Doorway? Gateway? Border? – Jason Bassford Jun 30 '20 at 20:29
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    As @Jason Bassford points out, we are lacking in context. Do you want a formal word, informal? Please can you give a sample sentence that shows how you want to use the word? You can leave a blank _____ where the word should be. – chasly - supports Monica Jun 30 '20 at 20:31
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    port, recess, opening, gate, portal, post etc. – Narasimham Jun 30 '20 at 20:53
  • @Marty I've added the correct tag. Please review the tag info. – Andrew Leach Jun 30 '20 at 20:55
  • As mentioned the word portal is quite wide in its scope. Portals can be physical doorways and general or virtual access points. – Weather Vane Jun 30 '20 at 20:58
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An Access or Accessway

accessway: a path, route, etc., that provides access to a specific destination or property, as to a public beach or state park

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How about door? From Lexico:

door: A hinged, sliding, or revolving barrier at the entrance to a building, room, or vehicle, or in the framework of a cupboard

Doors are entrances to interior spaces and exits to exterior spaces. That is, they address both entry and exit, depending on one's direction of travel.

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    This was my first thought but without context from the OP we will never know whether door makes sense. – chasly - supports Monica Jun 30 '20 at 23:09
  • @chaslyfromUK Great minds think alike? – Richard Kayser Jun 30 '20 at 23:15
  • Two-way door (not Fire door) – user414952 Mar 2 at 12:01
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In the context of buildings, @RichardKayser's suggestion of doors/doorways probably makes the most sense.

In more general circumstances, another word of use, defined via Merriam-Webster, is

passageway: a way that allows passage

Entrances and exits enable passage between spaces.

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