- IPA: /əˈpɹɛntɪs/
apprentice (plural apprentices)
- A trainee, especially in a skilled trade.
- (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 instruct him.
- (dated) One not well versed in a subject; a tyro or newbie.
- French: apprenti
- German: Lehrling, Auszubildender, Auszubildende, Azubi
- Italian: apprendista, bardotto
- Portuguese: aprendiz
- Russian: учени́к
- Spanish: aprendiz
- German: Lehrling, Lehrtochter
apprentice (apprentices, present participle apprenticing; past and past participle apprenticed)
- (transitive) To put under the care and supervision of a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.
- His father had apprenticed him to a silk merchant.
- He was apprenticed to a local employer.
- (transitive) To be an apprentice to.
- Joe apprenticed three different photographers before setting up his own studio.
- German: in die Lehre geben zu, in die Ausbildung geben zu
- German: seine Ausbildung machen bei, in der ausgebildet sein bei, ausgebildet werden bei