Novice

  • 1 novice — [ nɔvis ] n. et adj. • 1175 adj.; lat. novicius I ♦ N. (XIIIe ) 1 ♦ Personne qui a pris récemment l habit religieux et passe un temps d épreuve (⇒ noviciat) dans un couvent, avant de prononcer des vœux définitifs. Maître, mère des novices.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Novice — • The canonical Latin name of those who, having been regularly admitted into a religious order and ordinarily already confirmed in their higher vocation by a certain period of probation as postulants, are prepared by a series of exercises and… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 novice — NOVÍCE, novici, ce, s.m. şi f. 1. Persoană care abia a început să înveţe ceva sau care a început de curând să activeze într un domeniu; începător. ♦ (Adjectival) Care nu are experienţa vieţii. 2. Persoană care a intrat de curând într o mănăstire… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 novice — Novice. adj. de t. genre. Qui a pris nouvellement l habit de Religion dans un Convent pour s y éprouver pendant un certain temps, dans le dessein d y faire profession. Un Religieux profez, un Religieux novice. les Religieuses novices les freres… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 novice — novice, novitiate, apprentice, probationer, postulant, neophyte are comparable when applied to one who is a beginner, especially in a trade, a profession, a career, or a sphere of life. Novice and the less common novitiate may be applied to… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Novice — Nov ice, a. Like a novice; becoming a novice. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Novice — Novice, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 142 Housing Units (2000): 65 Land area (2000): 0.451929 sq. miles (1.170491 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.451929 sq. miles (1.170491 sq. km)… …

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  • 8 Novice, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 142 Housing Units (2000): 65 Land area (2000): 0.451929 sq. miles (1.170491 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.451929 sq. miles (1.170491 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 9 Novice — Nov ice, n. [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See {New}, and cf. {Novitious}.] 1. One who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in the rudiments; a beginner; a tyro. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 novice — UK US /ˈnɒvɪs/ noun [C] ► a person who does not have much experience in a particular job or situation: »a programming manual for novices »The article is full of advice for the novice investor …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 novice — (n.) mid 14c., probationer in a religious order, from O.Fr. novice beginner (12c.), from M.L. novicius, noun use of L. novicius newly imported, newly arrived, inexperienced (of slaves), from novus new (see NEW (Cf. new)). Meaning inexperienced… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 novice — [näv′is] n. [ME novis < OFr novice < L novicius, new, fresh < novus, NEW] 1. a person on probation in a religious group or order before taking vows; neophyte 2. a person new to a particular occupation, activity, etc.; apprentice;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 novice — I noun amateur, apprentice, aspirant, beginner, catechumen, disciple, entrant, fledgling, freshman, hopeful, inexperienced person, initiate, learner, neophyte, new arrival, newcomer, probationer, pupil, recruit, rookie, rudis, student, trainee,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 novice — [n] person just learning something amateur, apprentice, beginner, colt*, convert*, cub*, first of May*, fledgling, greenhorn, gremlin, know from nothing*, learner, mark*, neophyte, newcomer, new kid on the block*, novitiate, plebe, postulant,… …

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  • 15 novice — ► NOUN 1) a person new to and inexperienced in a job or situation. 2) a person who has entered a religious order and is under probation, before taking vows. 3) a racehorse that has not yet won a major prize or reached a qualifying level of… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Novice — For other uses, see Novice (disambiguation). A novice is a person or creature who is new to a field or activity. The term is most commonly applied in religion and sports. Contents 1 Religion 1.1 Buddhism 1.2 Christianity …

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  • 17 novice — (no vi s ) s. m. et f. 1°   Celui, celle qui a pris nouvellement l habit religieux, et s éprouve pendant un certain temps avant de faire profession. •   L une de ces novices était cette mademoiselle Perrier, nièce de Pascal, qui avait été guérie… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 NOVICE — s. des deux genres Il se dit d Un homme, d une femme qui a pris nouvellement l habit de religion dans un couvent, pour y passer un temps d épreuve avant de faire profession. Un jeune novice. Une jeune novice. Le directeur, le père maître des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 Novice — Un novice est une personne qui n a pas d expérience dans la pratique d un art, d une activité, dans l exercice d une profession. À l origine, le terme novice désigne une personne qui, ayant récemment reçu l habit religieux, passe une période de… …

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  • 20 NOVICE — n. des deux genres Il se dit d’un Homme, d’une femme qui a pris nouvellement l’habit de religion dans un couvent pour y passer un temps d’épreuve avant de faire profession. Un jeune novice. Une jeune novice. Le directeur, le maître des novices.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)