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nurse

noun [C]  /nɜrs/ us  

nurse noun [C] (PERSON)

a person trained to care for people who are ill or not able to care for themselves because of injury or old age, and who may also help doctors in treating people: The hospital has at least five nurses on duty in the pediatrics ward all the time.

nurse

verb  /nɜrs/ us  

nurse verb (FEED A BABY)

[I/T] to feed a baby from the breast, or of a baby, to drink from a woman’s breast: [I/T] I’m planning to nurse (the baby) for at least three months.

nurse verb (LAST LONGER)

[T] to make something continue to exist: Oklahoma was nursing a 7–3 lead over Texas with two minutes left.

nurse verb (PERSON)

[T] to care for people who are sick or cannot care for themselves because of injury or old age: After my mother’s operation, she stayed with us for a while until we nursed her back to health. [T] If you nurse an injury, you rest it to help it get better: Robert stayed home today, nursing a bad back.
(Definition of nurse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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