Variant of apprentice
- a person under legal agreement to work a specified length of time for a master craftsman in a craft or trade in return for instruction and, formerly, support
- a person who is acquiring a trade, craft, or skill under specified conditions, usually as a member of a labor union
- any learner or beginner; novice
Origin: ME aprentis < OFr aprentiz < aprendre, learn < L apprehendere, apprehend
- apprenticeship noun
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