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apprentice

noun [C]     /əˈpren.tɪs/ US  /-t̬ɪs/
someone who has agreed to work for a skilled person for a particular period of time and often for low payment, in order to learn that person's skills: Most of the work was done by apprentices. an apprentice carpenterInexperienced people and lack of experienceStudents and pupils
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