Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that enters, especially one that enters a competition.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Entering; giving entrance or admission: as, an entrant orifice.
  • noun One who enters; a beginner; a new member, as of an association, a university, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who enters; a beginner.
  • noun An applicant for admission.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun participant
  • noun newcomer

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a commodity that enters competition with established merchandise
  • noun someone who enters
  • noun one who enters a competition
  • noun any new participant in some activity

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from present participle of entrer, to enter, from Old French; see enter.]

Examples

  • A new Muslim entrant from the last year is the Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF) in the northeastern state of Assam which won nine seats in the provincial assembly elections last year and expects to win 4-5 seat in the current national elections.

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  • The youngest entrant is 10-year-old Karen Kim of Corona, Calif.

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  • Although each entrant is given a dumbed-down name in this list, the Latin name is provided one click away as part of a fuller description.

    Science

  • Although each entrant is given a dumbed-down name in this list, the Latin name is provided one click away as part of a fuller description.

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  • Although each entrant is given a dumbed-down name in this list, the Latin name is provided one click away as part of a fuller description.

    May 2008

  • Although each entrant is given a dumbed-down name in this list, the Latin name is provided one click away as part of a fuller description.

    Top ten newly described species

  • The latest new entrant is Danone, which could launch soy products in the UK if its Senji yoghurts are successful in France.

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  • The latest new entrant is Danone, which could launch soy products in the UK if its Senji yoghurts are successful in France.

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  • If you look at the most recent Financial Times worldwide ranking of banks and insurance companies by market cap, the first Canadian bank entrant is Royal Bank of Canada at number 37.

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  • Another entrant is the Clif bar, a product of Clif Bar Inc. of Berkeley, California, with sales more than $22 million in 1997.

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  • entrant – any new participant in some activity

    July 14, 2008