nursing

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noun nurs·ing \ ˈnər-siŋ \

Definition of nursing

1 :the profession of a nurse
  • schools of nursing
2 :the duties of a nurse
  • proper nursing is difficult work

Examples of nursing in a Sentence

  1. She has been employed in nursing for several years now.

Recent Examples of nursing from the Web

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First Known Use of nursing

circa 1533



NURSING Defined for English Language Learners

nursing

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Definition of nursing for English Language Learners

  • : the job of taking care of people who are sick, injured, or old


Medical Dictionary

nursing

noun nurs·ing

medical Definition of nursing

1 :the profession of a nurse
  • schools of nursing
2 :the duties of a nurse
  • proper nursing is difficult work


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