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

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novicenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnɒv.ɪs/  us   /ˈnɑː.vɪs/
a ​person who is not ​experienced in a ​job or ​situation: I've never ​driven a ​car before - I'm a ​complete novice. This ​plant can be ​difficult for novice ​gardeners to ​grow. a ​person who is ​training to be a monk or a nun
(Definition of novice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"novice" in American English

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novicenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɑv·əs/
a ​person who is ​beginning to ​learn a ​job or an ​activity and has little or no ​experience or ​skill in it: I’m just a novice at making ​videos.
(Definition of novice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"novice" in Business English

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novicenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈnɒvɪs/
a ​person who does not have much ​experience in a particular ​job or ​situation: a ​programmingmanual for novices The ​article is ​full of ​advice for the novice ​investor.
(Definition of novice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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