trainee

noun train·ee \ trā-ˈnē \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of trainee

: one that is being trained especially for a job

traineeship

play \-ˈnē-ˌship\ noun

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First Known Use of trainee

1841

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  • : a person who is being trained for a job



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