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Neophyte writers tend to believe that there is something magical about ideas and that if they can just get a hold of a good one, then their futures are ensured.
Lynn Abbey

Meaning of "neophyte" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NEOPHYTE

Via Church Latin from New Testament Greek neophutos recently planted, from neos new + phuton a plant.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NEOPHYTE

neophyte  [ˈniːəʊˌfaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NEOPHYTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Neophyte is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NEOPHYTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Neophyte

Neophyte may refer to: ▪ Neophyte, a plant species recently introduced to an area ▪ Neophyte, a Dutch group that produces Gabber/Hardcore music ▪ Neophyte, a character from Marvel Comics ▪ Neophyte, a 1999 series of freeware videogames from Alien Software ▪ Neophyte, a character in Warhammer 40,000 ▪ In fraternities, a person that is a new convert or member the organization ▪ Neophyte Redglare, a character in Homestuck...

Definition of neophyte in the English dictionary

The first definition of neophyte in the dictionary is a person newly converted to a religious faith. Other definition of neophyte is a novice in a religious order. Neophyte is also a novice or beginner.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NEOPHYTE


dermatophyte
ˈdɜːmətəʊˌfaɪt
embryophyte
ˈɛmbrɪəʊˌfaɪt
endophyte
ˈɛndəʊˌfaɪt
entophyte
ˈɛntəʊˌfaɪt
gametophyte
ɡəˈmiːtəʊˌfaɪt
geophyte
ˈdʒiːəʊˌfaɪt
glycophyte
ˈɡlaɪkəʊˌfaɪt
halophyte
ˈhæləʊˌfaɪt
heliophyte
ˈhiːlɪəʊˌfaɪt
hydrophyte
ˈhaɪdrəʊˌfaɪt
macrophyte
ˈmækrəʊˌfaɪt
mesophyte
ˈmɛsəʊˌfaɪt
microphyte
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfaɪt
pteridophyte
ˈtɛrɪdəʊˌfaɪt
saprophyte
ˈsæprəʊˌfaɪt
spermatophyte
ˈspɜːmətəʊˌfaɪt
spermophyte
ˈspɜːməʊˌfaɪt
sporophyte
ˈspɔːrəʊˌfaɪt
tracheophyte
ˈtreɪkɪəʊˌfaɪt
zygophyte
ˈzaɪɡəʊˌfaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NEOPHYTE

neoned
neonomian
neonomianism
neopagan
neopaganism
neophile
neophilia
neophiliac
neophobe
neophobia
neophobic
neophytic
neopilina
neoplasia
neoplasm
neoplastic
neoplasticism
neoplasticist
neoplasty
neoprene

WORDS THAT END LIKE NEOPHYTE

aerophyte
autophyte
bryophyte
chrysophyte
cryptophyte
cyanophyte
cycadophyte
epiphyte
holophyte
hylophyte
hyte
lithophyte
megagametophyte
oophyte
osteophyte
phreatophyte
schizophyte
sciophyte
thallophyte
xerophyte
zoophyte

Synonyms and antonyms of neophyte in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NEOPHYTE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «neophyte» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of neophyte

Translation of «neophyte» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NEOPHYTE

Find out the translation of neophyte to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of neophyte from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «neophyte» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

新手
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

neófito
570 millions of speakers

English

neophyte
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नौसिखिया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المبتديء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неофит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

neófito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

neophobic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

néophyte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Neophobic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Neophyt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

新参者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

초보
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Neophobic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tân đảng viên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

neophobic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निओफोबिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

neophobic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

neofita
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

neofita
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неофіт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neofit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νεοφώτιστος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lidmaat van die gemeente
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

neophyte
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

neophyte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of neophyte

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NEOPHYTE»

The term «neophyte» is regularly used and occupies the 55.166 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NEOPHYTE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about neophyte

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4 QUOTES WITH «NEOPHYTE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word neophyte.
1
Lynn Abbey
Neophyte writers tend to believe that there is something magical about ideas and that if they can just get a hold of a good one, then their futures are ensured.
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Bob Beauprez
In 2008 all the stars aligned perfectly for Obama's 6-point victory over John McCain. He was an inexperienced, untested neophyte, and successfully convinced enough voters to paint their own version of what hope-and-change was all about on the blank canvas he provided.
3
Colleen Hanabusa
I'm president of the Senate. I'm not a neophyte when it comes to understanding political alignments and misalignments.
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Don Kardong
Cheer for your teammates, regardless of whether they're fast or slow, veteran or neophyte, varsity or JV. Or rally the spirits of someone who's had a bad performance. Also, encourage stragglers during tough workouts; jog back to 'pick up' a runner who's behind during a long run.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NEOPHYTE»

Discover the use of neophyte in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to neophyte and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Book of Neophyte: The Awakening
Like so many of us, twenty-four year old Michael is tired of his monotonous existence.
Stephen Alexander, 2011
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Neophyte
Although this book is a tad racy for children, it is far from obscene; however, it is not one of Grimm´s fairy tales.
Fred K. Lee, 2010
3
Divine Comedy of Neophyte Corax and Goddess Morrigan
The Celtic Goddess Morrigan is the Goddess of war, death, rebirth, change, and justice. This is far more than Corax expected at his initiation! Content: Act I: Lammas.Act II: Autumn Equinox.
Payam Nabarz, 2008
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Crucibles: Refinement of the Neophyte Christian
Crucibles is for those who quest for spiritual growth. Crucibles is for anyone who desires a spiritual way. Crucibles is instructive and presented in understandable language while being spiritually grounded.
Branch Isole, 2008
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Memoirs of a Neophyte
"Memoirs of a Neophyte" is Robert's first book with Soul Asylum, but we have a feeling there are more to come! "I invite you to think with me throughout this work. To partake of good news as you reference your own experiences.
Brotha Blaze, 2012
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Pagan Degrees for Children
The Degrees are named Neophyte, Apprentice, and Mage. A Neophyte is a fancy name for a beginner — especially someone beginning a new spiritual path. An Apprentice is someone who is studying alongside a mentor or guide and a Mage  ...
Shanddaramon, 2009
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Indians, Missionaries, and Merchants: The Legacy of Colonial ...
ricd well-established men in the neophyte community at San Francisco. In examining these cases, he suggests "[m]arriage to a neophyte apparently was an important way for a vulnerable woman and her powerless tribal relatives to establish a ...
Kent G. Lightfoot, 2004
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Torn
Kimon S. Neophyte. KIMON NEOPHYTE TORN hovdifli publishers Copyright © 2007 by Kimon Neophyte idtsfa printxpress.co.za First published.
Kimon S. Neophyte, 2007
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Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory ...
Chapter. 8. Neophyte. Factory. Women. and. the. Negative. Image. The ceremony of innocence is drowned. William Butler Yeats The Second Coming A visitor to large Malaysian towns will be struck by scenes of factory women not common ...
Aihwa Ong, 1987
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Western Esotericism and Rituals of Initiation
May what we have partaken of sustain us in our search for the Quintessence; The Stone of the Philosophers and Perfect Happiness and the Summum Bonum.39 Analysis of the Neophyte Ritual Opening The ritual of initiation for the Neophyte ...
Henrik Bogdan, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NEOPHYTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term neophyte is used in the context of the following news items.
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Know Comment: The malice of Gaza disengagement
But this time, Landau's radical creed got the better of him, and he proceeded to give a lesson in raw Israeli politics to the neophyte Canadians. «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
2
Rawle Alkins talks recruitment, his legacy, comparisons to Lance …
When asked about following in the footsteps of Lance Stephenson, the neophyte seemed more focused on carving out his own path rather than ... «Rumble In The Garden, Jul 15»
3
Manny Pacquiao confirms he'll help lobby for FIBA World Cup hosting
Last year he controversially signed on as playing coach of a neophyte team in the highly competitive Philippine professional basketball league. «GMA News, Jul 15»
4
Kerry pushes back against critics of Iran deal
Corker: another international affairs neophyte who thinks he knows better while sitting in Washington and talking only with his conservative ... «Santa Fe New Mexican, Jul 15»
5
Trumps Mobbed Up, McCarthyite Mentor Roy Cohn
When Cohn first got ahold of him, according to his friend, “Donald was a bit of a political neophyte.” Trump's campaign slogan is “Make America ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
6
Max Apple: A sweet, never tart writers' writer
I first encountered Apple's work when I was a neophyte author in my early 20s. I was heavy into American postmodernism at the time, devouring ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Keys get a Gold rush
... on June 7, 2014 out of tiny Division III Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts, Gold reported to Aberdeen as a bug-eyed neophyte. «Frederick News Post, Jul 15»
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Miguel Sano: Sano (ankle) held hitless in return to lineup
... slashing .304/.431/.522. Most encouragingly, he shows tremendous patience and situational awareness as a neophyte. Jul. 23 - 1:16 am et ... «Rotoworld.com, Jul 15»
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Leni Robredo considers running for Senate in 2016
LEGAZPI CITY: Neophyte solon Leni Gerona-Robredo of Camarines Sur (3rd District) is considering the offer of the Liberal Party for her to run ... «The Manila Times, Jul 15»
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Woody Allen, As Always, Makes a New Film, 'Irrational Man', And …
At times like these — the advent of the yearly New Woody Allen Movie — one wonders about the struggle of the Allen neophyte, unsuspectingly ... «Inverse, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Neophyte [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/neophyte>. Jul 2019 ».
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