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Definition of apprenticeship noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//‑təˌʃɪp//
[countable, uncountable]
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a period of time working as an apprentice; a job as an apprentice She was in the second year of her apprenticeship as a carpenter. He had served his apprenticeship as a plumber. Apprenticeships were becoming more difficult to find.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: apprenticeship