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Definition of Novice


  1. One who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in the rudiments; a beginner; a tyro.
  2. One newly received into the church, or one newly converted to the Christian faith.
  3. One who enters a religious house, whether of monks or nuns, as a probationist.
  4. Like a novice; becoming a novice.

Novice Quotations

Many novice real estate investors soon quit the profession and invest in a well-diversified portfolio of bonds. That's because, when you invest in real estate, you often see a side of humanity that stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and saving money shelter you from.
Robert Kiyosaki

Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
Nicolas Chamfort

In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
Adelbert von Chamisso

The program should know if someone is at the keyboard or joystick or if it is just sitting there idle. It should know if someone is proficient in its use or a novice.
Bill Budge

I consider myself a novice film actor.
James Earl Jones
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Novice Translations

novice in Afrikaans is nuweling
novice in Dutch is nieuweling, novice
novice in Italian is principiante
novice in Spanish is novato, principiante
novice in Swedish is novis