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apprentice




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apprentice
     1. n. A trainee, especially in a skilled trade.
     2. n. (historical) One who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a tradesperson, or other person, for a certain time, with a view to learn the art, or trade, in which his master is bound to
     3. n. (dated) One not well versed in a subject; a tyro or newbie.
     4. v. To put under the care and supervision of a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.
     5. v. To be an apprentice to.
           Joe apprenticed three different photographers before setting up his own studio.

Example Sentences

But it's just to apprentice over to the blacksmith's. 



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