entrant

noun en·trant \ ˈen-trənt \
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of entrant

: one that enters; especially : one that enters a contest

Examples of entrant in a Sentence

  1. Each entrant had to agree to the contest rules.

  2. new entrants into a highly competitive field

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Definition of entrant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who enters something (such as a competition)


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