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noun [countable/uncountable] apprenticeship pronunciation in American English /əˈprentɪsˌʃɪp/
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pluralapprenticeships
  1. employment as an apprentice
    serve an apprenticeship (=work as an apprentice): At 16, he served an apprenticeship as a commercial paint sprayer.
    1. a.
      someones early experiences in a particular type of work or activity
      She was elected party leader without serving the normal political apprenticeship.

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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