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ˈnɒv ɪsnovice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. novitiate, novicenoun

    someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows

  2. novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiatenoun

    someone new to a field or activity

Wiktionary

  1. novicenoun

    A beginner; one who is not very familiar or experienced in a particular subject.

    I'm only a novice at coding, and my programs frequently have bugs that more experienced programmers wouldn't make.

  2. novicenoun

    A new member of a religious order accepted on a conditional basis, prior to confirmation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Novicenoun

    one who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in the rudiments; a beginner; a tyro

    Etymology: [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See New, and cf. Novitious.]

  2. Novicenoun

    one newly received into the church, or one newly converted to the Christian faith

    Etymology: [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See New, and cf. Novitious.]

  3. Novicenoun

    one who enters a religious house, whether of monks or nuns, as a probationist

    Etymology: [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See New, and cf. Novitious.]

  4. Noviceadjective

    like a novice; becoming a novice

    Etymology: [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See New, and cf. Novitious.]

Freebase

  1. Novice

    A novice is a person or creature who is new to a field or activity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Novice

    nov′is, n. one new in anything: a beginner: one newly received into the church: an inmate of a convent or nunnery who has not yet taken the vow.—ns. Nov′iceship; Novi′ciate, Novi′tiate, the state of being a novice: the period of being a novice: a novice. [Fr.,—L. novitiusnovus, new.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of novice in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of novice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of novice in a Sentence

  1. Kasen Kongtui:

    He told me: 'Grandfather, I want to become a novice!' So we helped him, i did it to make merit.

  2. Charoenpol Rattanaweerachon:

    I think he helped the children a lot, being a novice monk for 10 years.

  3. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Whether young or old, novice or pro, in the realm of dance all are equals

  4. Eric Teoh:

    An 18-year-old novice is probably more prepared maturity-wise than a 16-year-old novice.

  5. David Peyton:

    It becomes obvious why novice users, people who've never smoked before, find it easy to try San Francisco-based Juul, and once you try it, you're getting dosed with a high concentration of nicotine.

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