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English definition of “nurse”


noun [C]     /nɜːs/ US  /nɝːs/
A2 (the title given to) a person whose job is to care for people who are ill or injured , especially in a hospital : He worked as a nurse in a psychiatric hospital . Nurse Millard will be with you shortly . [as form of address] Thank you, Nurse.Doctors and health workers generally old-fashioned a woman employed to take care of a young child or children Parenting and caring for children
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