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Noun: entrant  en-trunt
  1. A commodity that enters competition with established merchandise
    "a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer"
  2. Any new participant in some activity
    - newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman [N. Amer], newbie [informal], noob [non-standard], newb [non-standard], shavetail [N. Amer, informal], n00b [non-standard]
  3. Someone who enters
    "new entrants to the country must go though immigration procedures"
  4. One who enters a competition

Derived forms: entrants

Type of: beginner, commodity, contestant, good, initiate, novice, rookie [informal], tiro, trade good, traveler [US], traveller [Brit, Cdn], tyro

Encyclopedia: Entrant