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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 glad·i·a·tor /ˈglædiˌetɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glad·i·a·tor n.
 1. Originally, a swordplayer; hence, one who fought with weapons in public, either on the occasion of a funeral ceremony, or in the arena, for public amusement.
 2. One who engages in any fierce combat or controversy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who
           entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
      2: a professional boxer [syn: prizefighter]