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apprentice

ap·pren·tice

apprentice

 
pronunciation:
pren tihs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who works for somebody else to learn that person's skill or trade.
He was a carpenter's apprentice for three years before starting his own business.
 
similar words:
employee, learner, novice, pupil, student
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: apprenticed, apprentices, apprenticing
definition: to place as an apprentice to.
The cooking school apprenticed her to a famous chef.
similar words:
employ, enlist, enroll, hire, initiate, place
derivation: apprenticeship (n.)
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