apprentice Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"apprentice" in British English

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apprenticenoun [C]

uk   /əˈpren.tɪs/  us   /-t̬ɪs/
someone who has ​agreed to ​work for a ​skilledperson for a ​particularperiod of ​time and often for ​lowpayment, in ​order to ​learn that person's ​skills: Most of the ​work was done by apprentices. an apprentice ​carpenter

apprenticeverb [T usually passive]

uk   /əˈpren.tɪs/  us   /-t̬ɪs/ old-fashioned
to make someone an apprentice: Michelangelo was apprenticed to Ghirlandaio in Florence for three ​years.
(Definition of apprentice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"apprentice" in American English

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apprenticenoun [C]

 us   /əˈpren·tɪs/
someone who ​works for an ​expert to ​learn a ​particularskill or ​job: He ​worked for two ​years as a plumber’s apprentice
apprentice
verb [I/T]  us   /əˈpren·tɪs/
[I] I apprenticed with my ​father, who was a stonemason.
(Definition of apprentice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"apprentice" in Business English

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apprenticenoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈprentɪs/ HR
someone who ​works for an ​employer for an ​agreedperiod of ​time in ​order to learn a new ​skill, often for a ​lowwage: He ​formerlyworked as a ​machinist apprentice in Boeing's Everett ​assemblyplant. The 1,200-member ironworkers ​union has some 300 apprentices in various ​stages of ​training.
(Definition of apprentice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “apprentice”
in Spanish aprendiz…
in Vietnamese người học việc…
in Malaysian perantis…
in Thai ผู้ฝึกงาน…
in French apprenti/-ie…
in German der/die Auszubildende(r)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学徒, 徒弟…
in Turkish çırak…
in Russian ученик…
in Indonesian magang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 學徒, 徒弟…
in Polish praktykant/ka…
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