entrant entrant  /ˈɛn trənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a commodity that enters competition with established merchandise
  2. (n) any new participant in some activity
  3. (n) someone who enters
  4. (n) one who enters a competition

Usage(s):

  1. The most dramatic entrant this year was Battlefield: Vietnamchoose one of a dozen maps and log on to a server with 30 or so like-minded players.
  2. One in every five of Shimer's 275 students is an early entrant, some coming on campus after completing only two years of high school.
  3. Sunnygram is the newest entrant in a field of products trying to bridge the technical divide between those who e-mail and their loved ones who don't.

News

  1. Federer demolishes Zverev to reach Halle last four

    BERLIN (Reuters) - World number three Roger Federer needed a mere 39 minutes to demolish hapless wild-card entrant Mischa Zverev of Germany 6-0 6-0 and book his spot in the Gerry Weber Open semi-finals on Friday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Tennis-Federer demolishes Zverev to reach Halle last four

    BERLIN, June 14 (Reuters) - World number three Roger Federer needed a mere 39 minutes to demolish hapless wild-card entrant Mischa Zverev of Germany 6-0 6-0 and book his spot in the Gerry Weber Open semi-finals on Friday. The Swiss was in spectacular form on Halle's grass courts, gifting the world number 156 not a single break ball throughout the match which was only his second double-bagel win ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. E3 2013: 'The Elder Scrolls Online' Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Next Year, says Bethesda

    by Joseph Leray Bethesda Softworks announced yesterday that "The Elder Scrolls Online," the massively multiplayer entrant into their iconic role-playing series, would be coming to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as well as Windows and Mac. The pull-quote from the press release belongs to one Matt Firor, the MMO veteran tasked with directing the [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "Return every single illegal entrant - no exceptions," Chertoff said in prepared testimony to a Senate Judiciary Committee (search) hearing on proposals to overhaul the immigration system.
    on Oct 18, 2005 By: Michael Chertoff Source: FOXNews

  2. "I welcome the promise of increased competition a new entrant would provide to the domestic market particularly for consumers, the tourism industry and the economy," Vaile said in a statement.
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: Mark Vaile Source: Forbes

  3. "The growth in India has enabled the company to position itself as an early entrant in frontier acreage in Greenland," Gammell added.
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Bill Gammell Source: ShareCast

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