trainee


trainee

trainee [trey-nee] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for trainee on Thesaurus.com noun

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

Origin of trainee First recorded in 1840–50; train + -ee Related Words for trainee cadet, learner, pupil, apprentice, tenderfoot, novitiate, colt, novice, recruit, neophyte, newcomer, abecedarian, student, rookie, amateur, tyro, starter, greenhorn Examples from the Web for trainee Contemporary Examples of trainee

  • A trainee pharmacist standing near the blast lost an eye and suffered head injuries.

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    January 31, 2014

  • The instructors would launch a trainee every thirty seconds and challenge him to pass the guy ahead of him.

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  • Being a former Ducasse trainee, this book hallmarks classic fine dining (although French style) desserts.

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  • The policewoman-in-training had just scored 38 out of 40 in target practice, an exceptional score for any trainee, male or female.

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  • “He had no reason for it,” Kurth said of the Afghan trainee who killed his men.

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    March 23, 2010

  • Historical Examples of trainee

  • If the service psis were on his trail, he’d show them how good a trainee he was.

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  • But, as a trainee, I’m not supposed to meddle in business transactions.

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  • This second platoon, the day platoon, works primarily one-man squads, and our two-man squads are trainee squads.

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  • We were in the market for a trainee to learn this simple photoprint process.

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  • In other words, you had a trainee with you, and that is the reason you were not alone?

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  • British Dictionary definitions for trainee trainee noun

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

    Word Origin and History for trainee n.

    1841, from train (v.) + -ee.

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