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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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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.
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Translations of “apprentice”
in Vietnamese người học việc…
in Spanish aprendiz, -iza…
in Malaysian perantis…
in Thai ผู้ฝึกงาน…
in French apprenti/-ie…
in German der/die Auszubildende(r)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 學徒, 徒弟…
in Russian ученик…
in Turkish çırak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学徒, 徒弟…
in Indonesian magang…
in Polish praktykant/ka…
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