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trainee

[ trey-nee ]
/ treɪˈni /
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noun

a person being trained, especially in a vocation; apprentice.
an enlisted person undergoing military training.

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Origin of trainee

First recorded in 1840–50; train + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for trainee

trainee
/ (treɪˈniː) /

noun

  1. a person undergoing training
  2. (as modifier)a trainee journalist
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