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A person or group that enters or takes part in something.‘the prize will be awarded to the entrant who wins the tiebreak’‘the company is a new entrant into an established market’
competitor, contestant, contender, challenger, participant, player, candidate, applicantnew member, new arrival, beginner, newcomer, fresher, freshman, recruit, new boy, new girlView synonyms
- ‘New entrants would bring inward investment, customer choice and competitive tension to the market.’
- ‘Every entrant had already picked up a prize by virtue of entering the tournament.’
- ‘One of the conditions for the entrants in the competition is to participate with capital in the fund.’
- ‘Hundreds of riders were expected to attend the event and all entrants will be contacted with the new date.’
- ‘Only four to six contestants will go through, depending on the amount of foreign entrants.’
- ‘Is the customer base, present and potential, sufficient to support new entrants?’
- ‘Contrary to my expectations, there was no rivalry between the entrants.’
- ‘The winner will receive an award at a presentation in May and all entrants will receive a certificate.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘This is also because the interests of young farmers and new entrants to farming must be looked after.’
- ‘It costs £1 a week to play and entrants have the chance to win up to five times a week.’
- ‘Sports stadia, in particular, should be made secure, by checking entrants at the turnstiles.’
- ‘Each entrant must collect a registration form as they enter the church grounds.’
- ‘The prizes will be awarded on quality of work, keeping in mind the entrant's age.’
- ‘A disproportionate number of new entrants have been based in England, particularly the south.’
- ‘The Norwegian entrant was the last entrant sitting there on nul, for a long long time.’
- ‘This award will go to the school from which the winning entrant is chosen, so not just individual but school pride is at stake.’
- ‘He had forgotten he had entered a competition where entrants were asked to describe their dream day.’
- ‘Real world firms, and in particular real world entrants, face many kinds of uncertainty.’
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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