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"trainee" in British English

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traineenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌtreɪˈniː/
C1 a ​person who is ​learning and ​practising the ​skills of a ​particularjob: a trainee ​dentist/​electrician
(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. ​onesconnected with a ​job: We have three new trainees in the ​accountingdepartment.
(Definition of trainee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trainee" in Business English

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traineenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌtreɪˈniː/
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 ​advertisingagency. a management/​sales trainee
(Definition of trainee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trainee”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受培训者, 实习生,见习生…
in Turkish kursiyer, stajyer…
in Russian стажер, практикант…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受培訓者, 實習生,見習生…
in Polish praktykant/ka, stażyst-a/ka…
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