US: /ˈnɑvəs/
UK: /nˈɒvɪs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

novice /'nɔvis/
  • danh từ
    • người tập việc; người mới học, người chưa có kinh nghiệm
    • (tôn giáo) tín đồ mới, người mới tu

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 a person who is new and has little experience in a skill, job or situation: I'm a complete novice at skiing. + computer software for novices / the novice user
2 a person who has joined a religious group and is preparing to become a MONK or a NUN
3 a horse that has not yet won an important race

Thesaurus dictionary

beginner, neophyte, newcomer, proselyte, tiro or tyro, noviciate or novitiate, learner, amateur, initiate, apprentice, trainee, probationer, fledgling or Brit also fledgeling, US freshman, Colloq greenhorn, rookie:
She is a mere novice at parachuting.

Collocation dictionary


absolute, complete | young


The on-screen manual shows the novice user the basics of the program.
| pilot, sailor, teacher, etc.


~ at
I'm still a novice at the sport.
| ~ in
a novice in politics

Concise English dictionary

novices'nɑvɪs /'nɒ-
+someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
+someone new to a field or activity