Updated: Aug 20, 2021

One who signs a contract or indenture, agreeing to serve for a definite period with one employer or master. The apprentice’s intention is to learn a trade, and although he may receive only a nominal wage, he expects to gain valuable experience. The master agrees to teach his trade to the apprentice.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.

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