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neophyte

Pronunciation: /ˈniːəfaɪt/

Translation of neophyte in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [formal or liter] neófito, (masculine, feminine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • A neophyte researcher in the subject would be helped to get literature, but I am sure that such a tender plant would soon suffer multiple-stresses associated with uncontrolled information overload lacking structure.
    • The neophyte actor, now 19, was plucked from a Scottish classroom some two years ago and cast in Sweet Sixteen, the stormy movie about a troubled young lad and his dealings with the mob.
    • Porteous says her cast of 13 neophyte and four professional actors have ‘really embraced’ the updated context.

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