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entrant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishentranten‧trant /ˈentrənt/ noun [countable]  1 TAKE PART/BE INVOLVEDsomeone who takes part in a competition2 especially British English someone who has recently started studying at university, or workingentrant to new entrants to higher education
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entrantDavis was selected from 200,000 entrants to win the trip to the Super Bowl.The 61 entrants were informed of the limit last week.The project seeks to chart the speed of reaction by entrants to profitable opportunities, and documents the principal barriers to entry.Employment prospects were also at least as good and in some cases slightly better than for school leaver entrants.Introducing renewable limited-term tenancies for agricultural land, encouraging new entrants to farming.Many executives who leave their jobs transfer to other executive or managerial positions, limiting openings for new entrants.Congratulations to the winners, commiserations to other entrants and thanks to Peugeot for sponsoring the competition.Firms may use advertising to defend their existing position or to signal to potential entrants that incursions will be challenged.The registration statistics revealed only 4.5% as non-standard entrants, and this may be a slightly exaggerated figure.The winning entrant will receive a scholarship to the famous college of art and a year's supply of artist's materials.
From Longman Business Dictionaryentranten‧trant /ˈentrənt/ noun [countable] MARKETING a company that starts to sell goods or services in a market where they have not sold them before, or one of these goods or servicesSome foreign entrants have recently come into the local market.Any new entrant is a threat in such a competitive industry.
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