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Definition of neophyte noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    neophyte

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈniəˌfaɪt//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1a person who has recently started an activity The site gives neophytes the chance to learn from experts.
  2. 2a person who has recently changed to a new religion
  3. 3a person who has recently become a priest or recently entered a religious order
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: neophyte