a competitor in a contest.
a new member, as of an association or school.
a person who enters.

1625–35; < French, noun use of entrant, present participle of entrer to enter

nonentrant, noun
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entrant (ˈɛntrənt)
1.  a person who enters
2.  a new member of a group, society, or association
3.  a person who enters a competition or contest; competitor
[C17: from French, literally: entering, from entrer to enter]

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Word Origin & History

1630s, of professions, etc.; 1838, of contests; from Fr. entrant, prp. of entrer (see enter).
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Example sentences
Sponsor is not responsible for any change in entrant's email, mailing address and/or telephone number.
The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received and skill of the entrant.
We'll piece together the e-mail of the winning entrant.
It was the lone entrant not to tap the location craze.
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