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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nov·ice /ˈnɑvəs/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 初學者; 無經驗者

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nov·ice n.
 1. One who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in the rudiments; a beginner; a tyro.
    I am young; a novice in the trade.   --Dryden.
 2. One newly received into the church, or one newly converted to the Christian faith.
 3. Eccl. One who enters a religious house, whether of monks or nuns, as a probationist.
    No poore cloisterer, nor no novys.   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nov·ice, a. Like a novice; becoming a novice. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken
           final vows [syn: novitiate]
      2: someone new to a field or activity [syn: beginner, tyro,
          tiro, initiate]