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 Meanings and Examples of APPRENTICE
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apprentice
 n.  works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner or learner
Classic Sentence:
1  In other words, five pounds and Oliver Twist were offered to any man or woman who wanted an apprentice to any trade, business, or calling.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
2  There was another old woman watching by the bed; the parish apothecary's apprentice was standing by the fire, making a toothpick out of a quill.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  'If she lasts a couple of hours, I shall be surprised,' said the apothecary's apprentice, intent upon the toothpick's point.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  The Justices were sitting in the Town Hall near at hand, and we at once went over to have me bound apprentice to Joe in the Magisterial presence.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIII
5  Now, Joseph Gargery, I am the bearer of an offer to relieve you of this young fellow your apprentice.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVIII
6  Regina's consenting to include a fashionable apprentice among her workers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
7  For an apprentice Musketeer the young woman was almost an ideal of love.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS
8  There was a man born blind, who had several apprentices in his own condition: their employment was to mix colours for painters, which their master taught them to distinguish by feeling and smelling.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
Example Sentence:
1  One of the greatest opportunities for the out-of-school unemployed youth will always be found in apprentice programs.
2  As a child, Pip had thought it would be wonderful to work as Joe's apprentice; now he hated his apprenticeship and scorned the blacksmith's trade.
3  His father apprentice d him to a barber.
4  In this context, apprentices offer a cheap source of labor.