debutant

or déb·u·tant

[ deb-yoo-tahnt, -yuh- ]
/ ˈdɛb yʊˌtɑnt, -yə- /

noun

a person who makes a debut into a professional career or before the public.

Origin of debutant

1815–25; < French débutant, present participle of débuter. See debut, -ant
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debutant

/ (ˈdɛbjʊˌtɑːnt, -ˌtænt) /

noun

a person who is making a first appearance in a particular capacity, such as a sportsperson playing in a first game for a team
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