One who is just starting to learn or do something
An entrant who has not yet taken the final vows of a religious order
In 1726 he entered the Congregation of Missions as a novice, and became a priest in 1726.
Over a period of a week, the tactics had gone from infantile to novice to advanced, as if someone were learning the intricacies of battle planning.
He was able to ski from the summit, but only on those slopes and trails designated blue or green, novice or intermediate.
Various plans were tried in America to improve on the " Novice " machine, and Mr T.
The course of training to which a novice had to submit was protracted, extending sometimes over twenty years.