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noun [countable] apprentice pronunciation in British English /əˈprentɪs/
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  1. someone who works for a particular person or company, usually for low pay, in order to learn the type of work that they do

    He became an engineering apprentice with a local firm.

    an apprentice carpenter



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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