Translation of "apprentice" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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apprenticenoun [ C ]

uk /əˈpren.tɪs/ us /əˈpren.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. 大部分活儿是由学徒们做的。
an apprentice carpenter 木工学徒

apprenticeverb [ T usually passive ]

uk /əˈpren.tɪs/ us /əˈpren.t̬ɪs/ old-fashioned

to make someone an apprentice

Michelangelo was apprenticed to Ghirlandaio in Florence for three years. 米开朗基罗曾在佛罗伦萨师从吉兰达约3年。

(Translation of “apprentice” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)