Meaning of “trainee” in the English Dictionary

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"trainee" in British English

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traineenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌtreɪˈniː/ us /ˌtreɪˈniː/

C1 a person who is learning and practising the skills of a particular job:

(Definition of “trainee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trainee" in American English

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traineenoun [ C ]

us /treɪˈni/

a person who is learning and practicing new skills, esp. ones connected with a job:

We have three new trainees in the accounting department.

(Definition of “trainee” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trainee" in Business English

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traineenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌtreɪˈniː/ us

WORKPLACE, HR a person who is learning the skills and knowledge needed for a particular job:

a trainee accountant/manager/teacher
He started his career as a trainee with an advertising agency.
a management/sales trainee

(Definition of “trainee” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)