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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traineenoun

    someone who is being trained


  1. traineenoun

    Someone who is still in the process of being formally trained in a workplace.


  1. Trainee

    A trainee is commonly known as an individual taking part in a trainee program within an organization after having graduated from higher and technical courses. A trainee is an official employee of the firm that is being trained to the job they were originally hired for. Literally, a trainee is an employee in training. Trainee programs are arranged by private companies and public sector employers where the trainee position has a varied duration depending on the company's program. During the duration of these programs, the trainee is expected to receive a salary as well as is expected to have full-time employment awaiting in the company when the program is over. Often used as an insurance measure by companies, firms typically will have a trainee period where the person is still being evaluated after which an official decision to hire on a permanent basis is made. The trainee programs most often consist of a combination of theory and practice and is aimed at having the trainee to learn the company from the ground up. Many trainees are able to take advantage of their contact network from the trainee program and climb the corporate ladder and become key individuals in many companies. Many companies around the world organize trainee programs.


  1. trainee

    A trainee is a person who is undergoing training or being taught the skills necessary to perform a particular job or function, often being closely supervised by an experienced and trained person. They are typically working towards an official qualification or certification required for the role.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trainee' in Nouns Frequency: #2571

Anagrams for trainee »

  1. retinae

  2. Aintree

  3. triaene

  4. enteria

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trainee in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trainee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of trainee in a Sentence

  1. Rolling Stone:

    In reality, these sources tell Rolling Stone, Zucker became romantically entangled with Gollust back in 1996, when she was a trainee in NBC’s corporate communications group and he was the married executive producer of ‘The Today Show,’.

  2. Burkhard Scholz:

    In Germany we can't find any young people who want to do this extremely demanding trainee program... You have to work in the evenings and sometimes at night as there are guests around the clock, and that's a big hurdle for German applicants.

  3. Sarah Spencer:

    Post-crisis, the banks cut their graduate trainee programmes and that's really coming home to bite.

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