1. noun /əˈpɹɛntɪs/
a) A trainee, especially in a skilled trade.
b) One who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a tradesperson, 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.
2. verb /əˈpɹɛntɪs/
a) To put under the care and supervision of a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.

Joe apprenticed three different photographers before setting up his own studio.

b) To be an apprentice to.

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