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Definition of entrant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1entrant (to something) a person or an animal that enters a race, competition, etc. a late entrant
  2. 2entrant (to something) a person who has recently joined a profession, started at a college, etc. new women entrants to the police force college entrants There has been an increase in the number of mature entrants to higher education.
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