enter into

enter into
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "enter into":
present tense I/you/we/they enter into he/she/it enters into present participle entering into past tense entered into past participle entered into
1) enter into something to start to take part in an official discussion or other formal activity

The government had entered into a genuine dialogue with the terrorists.

Nouns frequently used as objects of enter into
▪  correspondence, debate, dialogue, discussions, negotiations, talks
2) to agree to be part of an official agreement or contract

In 1986, the organization entered into an agreement with a private firm to operate the security system.

Nouns frequently used as objects of enter into
▪  agreement, alliance, arrangement, contract, partnership, transaction, treaty
3) enter into something to be an important aspect of a situation

When companies are trying to save money, loyalty to workers doesn't enter into it.

4) enter into the spirit (of something) to behave in the enthusiastic way that people expect in a particular situation, for example in a game or at a party

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