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intern

adjective in·tern \in-ˈtərn, ˈin-ˌ\

Definition of intern

archaic

  1. :  internal



Variants of intern

or in·terne play \in-ˈtərn, ˈin-ˌ\

Origin of intern

Middle French interne, from Latin internus


First Known Use: circa 1500


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intern

play
verb in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn, in-ˈ\

Definition of intern

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to confine or impound especially during a war <intern enemy aliens>

in·tern·ee play \(ˌ)in-ˌtər-ˈnē\ noun
in·tern·ment play \in-ˈtərn-mənt, ˈin-ˌ\ noun


1866

First Known Use of intern

1866


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intern

noun in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Simple Definition of intern

  • : a student or recent graduate who works for a period of time at a job in order to get experience

  • : a person who works in a hospital in order to complete training as a doctor

Full Definition of intern

  1. :  an advanced student or graduate usually in a professional field (as medicine or teaching) gaining supervised practical experience (as in a hospital or classroom)

in·tern·ship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of intern

  1. After medical school, he worked as an intern at the university hospital.



Variants of intern

also in·terneplay play \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Origin of intern

French interne, from interne, adjective


First Known Use: circa 1879


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intern

play
verb in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Definition of intern

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to work as an intern



Circa 1928

First Known Use of intern

circa 1928



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