stagiaire

Pronunciation: [stah-zhee-EHR]

A French term that essentially means "apprentice." Stagiaires are typically not paid; if they receive a salary, it's usually nominal.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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