Intern meaning

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To train or serve as an intern.
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A doctor serving an apprenticeship as an assistant resident in a hospital generally just after graduation from medical school.
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The definition of an intern is a student or recent graduate going through a supervised training in their chosen profession or a new physician training at a hospital.

An example of an intern is a student teacher.

An example of an intern is an doctor who has just graduated from medical school.

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To intern is defined as to detain and keep someone or something from moving.

An example of to intern is to stop a foreign person from returning to their home country.

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One who is interned; an internee.
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To train or serve as an intern.
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To confine, especially in wartime.
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A person, esp. a student, participating in a program of temporary, supervised work in a particular field in order to gain practical experience.
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To serve as an intern.
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To detain or confine (foreign persons, ships, etc.), as during a war.
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A person who is interned; an internee.
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A person who is interned, forceably or voluntarily.
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To imprison somebody, usually without trial.
  • (of a state, especially a neutral state) To confine or hold (foreign military personnel who stray into the state's territory) within prescribed limits during wartime.
    The Swiss government interned the Italian soldiers who had strayed onto Swiss territory.

The US government interned thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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(computing) To internalize.
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(intransitive) To work as an intern. Usually with little or no pay or other legal prerogatives of employment, for the purpose of furthering a program of education.

I'll be interning at Universal Studios this summer.

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(archaic) Internal.

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A student or recent graduate who works in order to gain experience in their chosen field.
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A medical student or recent graduate working in a hospital as a final part of medical training.
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Origin of intern

  • French interne from Latin internus internal internal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French interner, from interne (“inner, internal”), from Latin internus (“within, internal”), compare Etymology 2

    From Wiktionary

  • From French interne 'inner, internal', from Latin internus "within, internal", from inter "between"; compare etymology 1

    From Wiktionary