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 for entrant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Entrant \En"trant\, n. [See Entrance, n.]
     1. One who enters; a beginner. "The entrant upon life." --Bp.
        Terrot.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An applicant for admission. --Stormonth.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  entrant
      n 1: a commodity that enters competition with established
           merchandise; "a well publicized entrant is the pocket
           computer"
      2: any new participant in some activity [syn: newcomer,
         fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman,
         newbie, entrant]
      3: someone who enters; "new entrants to the country must go
         though immigration procedures"
      4: one who enters a competition

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "entrant":
     abecedarian, alphabetarian, apprentice, arrival, articled clerk,
     baby, beginner, boot, catechumen, comer, competitor, contender,
     contestant, corrival, deb, debutant, emulator, fledgling, freshman,
     greenhorn, greeny, ignoramus, immigrant, in-migrant, incomer,
     inductee, infant, initiate, intruder, learner, neophyte, nestling,
     new boy, newcomer, novice, novitiate, player, postulant,
     probationer, probationist, raw recruit, recruit, rival, rookie,
     settler, tenderfoot, the field, trainee, tyro, vier, visitant,
     visitor
  
  

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