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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship is a system used to train a person in a recognized trade or craft in accordance with specific standards. The apprenticed individual obtains his or her skills by performing the related duties for a specified period of time under the tutelage of an experienced craft or tradesman.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Apprenticeship
- The service or condition of an apprentice; the state in which a person is gaining instruction in a trade or art, under legal agreement.
- The time an apprentice is serving (sometimes seven years, as from the age of fourteen to twenty-one).
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