Definition of entrant in English:

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entrant

Pronunciation: /ˈentrənt/

noun

A person or group that enters, joins, or takes part in something.
Example sentences
  • He had forgotten he had entered a competition where entrants were asked to describe their dream day.
  • By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all of these terms and conditions.
  • It is the first time an overseas entrant has won the accolade.
Synonyms

Origin

Early 17th century (denoting a person taking legal possession of land or property): from French, literally 'entering', present participle of entrer (see enter).

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Syllabification: en·trant

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