novitiate definition

  • noun:
    • the time scale of being a newcomer.
    • a spot where beginners stay.
    • See beginner.
    • the period during which a novice of a religious purchase goes through instruction
    • the place where a newcomer resides and researches
    • a newcomer
    • their state of being a novice; period of initiation or instruction in rudiments.
    • The time of probation in a religious household prior to taking the vows.
    • One who goes through a novitiate, or amount of probation; a newcomer.
    • The place where beginners reside or tend to be trained.
    • hawaii or time of being a newcomer; time of initiation; apprenticeship.
    • Specifically the time of probation of a monk or nun before finally taking the monastic vows. See beginner, 2.
    • A novice or probationer.
    • your house or split building, regarding the a convent, in which the beginners pass their particular time of probation.
    • the time scale during which you may be a newcomer (especially in a religious order)
    • someone who has entered a religious purchase but has not taken final vows
  • others:
    • Inexperienced; unpractised.

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