Meaning of “apprentice” in the English Dictionary

"apprentice" in British English

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(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 particular skill 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.

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"apprentice" in Business English

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apprenticenoun [ C ]

uk /əˈprentɪs/ us HR

someone who works for an employer for an agreed period of time in order to learn a new skill, often for a low wage:

He formerly worked as a machinist apprentice in Boeing's Everett assembly plant.
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)