Novitiate

Definition of Novitiate

No`vi´ti`ate
n.1.
1.The state of being a novice; time of initiation or instruction in rudiments.
2.The time of probation in a religious house before taking the vows.
3.One who is going through a novitiate, or period of probation; a novice.
4.The place where novices live or are trained.

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faith, noviciate, period, period of time, religion, religious belief, time period
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