noun Date: 14th century one that begins something; especially an inexperienced person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • beginner */ — UK [bɪˈɡɪnə(r)] / US [bɪˈɡɪnər] noun [countable] Word forms beginner : singular beginner plural beginners someone who has just started to learn or do something That wasn t bad, for a beginner! I bought a beginner s guide to computers. helpful… …   English dictionary

  • beginner — be|gin|ner [ bı gınər ] noun count * someone who has just started to learn or do something: NOVICE: That wasn t bad, for a beginner! I bought a beginner s guide to computers. helpful tips for the complete beginner ─ opposite EXPERT, VETERAN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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