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Secretive president ran ceremonial opening (8)


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'opening' is the definition.
(opening leading to a building)

'secretive president ran ceremonial' is the wordplay.
'ENTRANCE' is hidden within the letters.
However, I'm uncertain how the hidden word is indicated.

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(Other definitions for entrance that I've seen before include "drawbridge?" , "Way in - hypnotise" , "Hold" , "Charm - one's way in" , "Enrapture; door" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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