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English definition of “newbie”


noun [C]     /ˈnjuːbi/ US   /ˈnuːbi/ informal WORKPLACE
someone who has just started doing an activity or job: The guide helps newbies understand the phone system.
(Definition of newbie noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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