entrant

noun
en·​trant | \ ˈen-trənt How to pronounce entrant (audio) \

Definition of entrant

: one that enters especially : one that enters a contest

Examples of entrant in a Sentence

Each entrant had to agree to the contest rules. new entrants into a highly competitive field

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Another entrant is Tone Broke, who won the final two-thirds of the Canadian Triple Crown. Larry Stumes, SFChronicle.com, "This week at Golden Gate Fields," 5 Sep. 2019 Organizers capped online registration at 450 entrants. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Rebirth for historical swim at La Jolla Cove," 5 Sep. 2019 However, the move could also help newer entrants to the platform by leveling the field, Yakuel said. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, "Facebook considers hiding "like" counts in news feed," 3 Sep. 2019 Theirs is just one of the more recent entrants in Tulsa’s expanding restaurant community. Liza Weisstuch, BostonGlobe.com, "Tulsa is in the throes of a dining renaissance," 2 Sep. 2019 Until Tuesday, Uncle Peters Love, an entrant in the aforementioned juvenile filly trot, raced for Miller. Bob Roberts, cleveland.com, "Record $2.5 million on the line Sunday in Northfield Park Ohio Sires Stakes races," 30 Aug. 2019 Son of Curlin is a Grade 1 winner trained by Pletcher, who has a third entrant in Wooderson (post 8). Bob Clancy, courant.com, "Clancy’s Call: Saratoga," 30 Aug. 2019 Finishing 12th among the field of 63 entrants was former University of Chicago coach A.A. Stagg, who twice lead the Maroons to national championships. Kori Rumore, chicagotribune.com, "In 1935, the Chicago Bears were looking to prove their legitimacy -- by taking on a team of college players," 28 Aug. 2019 By submitting a Submission, entrants warrant and represent that 5. Kwasi Boadi, Billboard, ""The Crowd Control Contest" Sponsored by Billboard, a division of MRC Media, LLC ("Sponsor")," 24 Aug. 2019

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1560, in the meaning defined above

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entrant

noun

English Language Learners Definition of entrant

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

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