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Definition of apprentice:

  1. A barrister, considered a learner of law till of sixteen years' standing, when he might be called to the rank of serjeant.
  2. One not well versed in a subject; a tyro.
  3. One who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a mechanic, 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.
  4. To bind to, or put under the care of, a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.

Synonyms:

prentice, assimilator, assistant.

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