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Variant of tyro.
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n, pl -ros
a variant spelling of tyro
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or ti•ro

(ˈtaɪ roʊ)

n., pl. -ros.
a beginner in learning anything; novice.
[1605–15; < Latin tīrō recruit]
ty•ron′ic (-ˈrɒn ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiro - someone new to a field or activitytiro - someone new to a field or activity  
unskilled person - a person who lacks technical training
abecedarian - a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
apprentice, prentice, learner - works for an expert to learn a trade
cub, greenhorn, rookie - an awkward and inexperienced youth
landlubber, landsman, lubber - an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage
fledgeling, fledgling, newbie, newcomer, entrant, freshman, neophyte, starter - any new participant in some activity
tenderfoot - an inexperienced person (especially someone inexperienced in outdoor living)
trainee - someone who is being trained
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A re o ne a thulanya ditlhogo le babereki ka ene go bona gore ba ka thusa jang mo kgaolong mme ba dumalana go dira tiro ya bopelotlhomogi.
This article considers the lives of teachers who worked in Soweto itself (Frank Chikane and Onkgopotse Tiro), and in the Venda Bantustan (Pandelani Nefolovhodwe), in order to make preliminary conclusions about differing organization between urban and rural areas.
BEIRUT: Following the trend of mobile cultural projects -- delivering books, theater and films to locations outside the capital -- Tiro Association for Arts has wheeled out their very own Arts Bus Caravan initiative, aiming to bring cultural activities to a variety of villages around Lebanon.
He allegedly installed nine boundary posts, a crime for which he is being charged with 'using violence on the property owner' under Article 253 of the Land Management Law, Tiro said.
Tiro was kidnapped along with ship captain Aurelio Agac-ac when Abu Sayyaf bandits hijacked their vessel off Sibago Island.
You can get a taste of the bands music by going to their Facebook page 'Tiro Lark' or follow them on Twitter @TiroLark | The band are on stage at the Sun |Inn on Regent Street, from 9.30pm, and it's free entry all night.
Ha pubblicato molti romanzi, tradotti in varie lingue, fra cui Tiro al piccione, Peccato originale, Biglietto di terza, Una posizione sociale, La stanza grande, Graffiti, Molise Molise (successivamente ristampato con il titolo Chiamami Molise), Il tempo nascosto tra le righe, Benedetta in Guysterland, Detroit Blues.