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"nursing" in British English

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nursingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈnɜː.sɪŋ/ us   /ˈnɝː.sɪŋ/
A nursing mother is a woman who is feeding her baby with her own breast milk: Nursing mothers are advised to eat plenty of leafy green vegetables.

nursingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈnɜː.sɪŋ/ us   /ˈnɝː.sɪŋ/
  • nursing noun [U] (JOB)

the job of being a nurse: She studied nursing at Garfield Hospital.
  • nursing noun [U] (FEEDING)

the act of a woman feeding a baby with milk from her breasts: Nursing is preferable to bottle-feeding in most cases.
(Definition of nursing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nursing" in American English

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nursingnoun [U]

us   /ˈnɜr·sɪŋ/
the job of being a nurse: She studied nursing at Northwestern University.
(Definition of nursing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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