Meaning of “entrant” in the English Dictionary

"entrant" in American English

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entrantnoun [ C ]

us /ˈen·trənt/

a person who takes part in a competition, or a new member of a school or organization:

All entrants in the race should go to the starting line now.

(Definition of “entrant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"entrant" in Business English

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entrantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈentrənt/ us

COMMERCE a company that sells a product or service in a particular place or to a particular group of customers for the first time:

entrant to sth As a recent entrant to the Japanese market, the company is at a disadvantage compared to Japanese suppliers.

HR a person who has recently begun working in a particular job or area of work:

entrant to sth We are proud of our record in attracting new entrants to our profession.

(Definition of “entrant” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)