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adjective in·tern \in-ˈtərn, ˈin-ˌ\

Definition of intern

archaic

  1. :  internal

Variants of intern

or

interne

Origin and Etymology of intern

Middle French interne, from Latin internus


First Known Use: circa 1500


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intern

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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>

internee

play \(ˌ)in-ˌtər-ˈnē\ noun

internment

play \in-ˈtərn-mənt, ˈin-ˌ\ noun

1866

First Known Use of intern

1866


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noun in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

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)

internship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of intern in a sentence

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

Variants of intern

less commonly

interne

Origin and Etymology of intern

French interne, from interne, adjective


First Known Use: circa 1879


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intern

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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


INTERN Defined for English Language Learners


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noun in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Definition of intern for English Language Learners

  • : 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


INTERN Defined for Kids

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intern

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verb in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Definition of intern for Students

interned

interning

  1. :  to force to stay within a place (as a prison) especially during a war

internment

\in-ˈtərn-mənt\ noun

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intern

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noun in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Definition of intern for Students

  1. :  a student or recent graduate in a special field of study (as medicine or teaching) who works for a period of time to gain practical experience

internship

\-ˌship\ noun

Medical Dictionary

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intern

noun in·tern

Medical Definition of intern

  1. :  a physician gaining supervised practical experience in a hospital after graduating from medical school—called also houseman

Variants of intern

also

interne

\ˈin-ˌtərn\play

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intern

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intransitive verb in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Medical Definition of intern

  1. :  to act as an intern



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