What does Apprenticeship mean?

Definitions for Apprenticeship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apprenticeship(noun)

    the position of apprentice


  1. apprenticeship(Noun)

    the condition of, or the time served by, an apprentice

  2. apprenticeship(Noun)

    the system by which a person learning a craft or trade is instructed by a master for a set time under set conditions

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apprenticeship(noun)

    the service or condition of an apprentice; the state in which a person is gaining instruction in a trade or art, under legal agreement

  2. Apprenticeship(noun)

    the time an apprentice is serving (sometimes seven years, as from the age of fourteen to twenty-one)


  1. Apprenticeship

    Apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a structured competency a basic set of skills. Apprenticeships ranged from craft occupations or trades to those seeking a professional license to practice in a regulated profession. Apprentices or protégés build their careers from apprenticeships. Most of their training is done while working for an employer who helps the apprentices learn their trade or profession, in exchange for their continuing labor for an agreed period after they have achieved measurable competencies. For more advanced apprenticeships, theoretical education was also involved, with jobs and farming over a period of 4–6 years. To be successful, the individual must have perseverance, ambition, and initiative. Like a college education, the successful completion of an apprenticeship term does not come easily, but is the result of hard work on the part of the apprentice. In practically every skilled occupation, more than fundamental knowledge of arithmetic is essential. The ability to read, write and speak well is beneficial in any walk of life, but in some apprenticeship occupations it is more important than in others.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apprenticeship in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apprenticeship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. M. C. Richards:

    All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.

  2. Samuel Smiles:

    The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve.

  3. Tony Leung:

    I spent the first few months only learning to hold a needle properly, one can only start making a cheongsam after a year of apprenticeship.

  4. Helene Darroze for thinking she:

    In France in the '80s when you were a good student you didn't go in the kitchen for an apprenticeship -- in fact only the bad boys learned how to be a chef!

  5. Heywood:

    Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.

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