a person being trained, especially in a vocation; apprentice.
an enlisted person undergoing military training.

1840–50; train + -ee Unabridged
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trainee (treɪˈniː)
a.  a person undergoing training
 b.  (as modifier): a trainee journalist

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Example sentences
By chance, a group of trainee teachers has met for coffee and a chat after
  two-week stints teaching abroad.
As for her trainee, he was photographed with milk-white shanks exposed unkindly
  to the elements.
Still another trainee talked about the work schedule.
Woe to the trainee who let the pain show in his face.
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