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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the condition of, or the time served by, an apprentice
  • n. the system by which a person learning a craft or trade is instructed by a master for a set time under set conditions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The service or condition of an apprentice; the state in which a person is gaining instruction in a trade or art, under legal agreement.
  • n. The time an apprentice is serving (sometimes seven years, as from the age of fourteen to twenty-one).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The service or legal condition of an apprentice; the method or process of gaining knowledge of some trade, art, or profession from the instruction of a master.
  • n. The term during which one is an apprentice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the position of apprentice

Etymologies

apprentice +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But in the creative disciplines the apprenticeship is about to be replaced by: the Creative Apprenticeship.

    Valuing design graduates and academics

  • But I did what I call my apprenticeship, you know, just playing -- singing and playing every night in pubs and clubs.

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  • Posted in apprenticeship bonus, conservative announcement.

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  • I know that the idea of an apprenticeship is more important in the classical world, that you should build up a solid career bit by bit, rather than aim for sudden, one-time success.

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  • They would far rather go back to those small, unstructured, entrepreneurial lively companies where they didn't have to deal with bureaucracy The error of apprenticeship is over.

    The Outlook for Advertising and Marketing Firms

  • Together, Vermeer and Griet conceal the apprenticeship from the family until Vermeer's most prominent patron demands that the lovely maid be the subject of his next commissioned work.

    Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier: Questions

  • We are also assured that, having served his party and, therefore, his country, in apprenticeship for a long period in every conceivable office and role, both provincially and federally, despite his relative youth he has come to the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party in Canada, and leader of the official opposition, not as a novice, but as one tried and tempered in the crucible of government of our national affairs.

    An Alternative Government for Canada

  • At the same time the period of necessary apprenticeship is shortened under the factory system, because each separate task is comparatively simple.

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  • While the plain old apprenticeship is perhaps aimed at those who might be perfectly competent, it’s likely the Creative Apprenticeship will attract ‘high flyers’ - exactly the sort of people design courses used to prefer.

    Valuing design graduates and academics

  • The remainder of the young people have the right to go into an apprenticeship, which is a dual system partly of academic education and partly of applied learning on the job.

    C. M. Rubin: The Global Search for Education: The Future of Jobs?

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