be apprenticed to

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of be apprenticed to

:to begin serving as an apprentice to
  • He was apprenticed to a carpenter at the age of 15.

Word by Word Definitions

apprentice play apprenticed
  1. : one bound by indenture (see 1indenture 1a(3)) to serve another for a prescribed period with a view to learning an art or trade

  2. : one who is learning by practical experience under skilled workers a trade, art, or calling

  3. : an inexperienced person : novice

  1. : to set at work as an apprentice

  2. : to serve as an apprentice


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