HyperDic: novitiate

English > 2 senses of the word novitiate:
NOUNtimenovitiate, noviciatethe period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
person novitiate, novicesomeone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
English > novitiate: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order).
Synonymnoviciate
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishnoviciado
Catalannoviciat
English > novitiate: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows.
Synonymnovice
Broaderreligious personA person who manifests devotion to a deity

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