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in·terne

 (ĭn′tûrn′, ĭn-tûrn′)
n. & v.
Variant of intern.

interne

(ˈɪntɜːn)
n
(Medicine) a variant spelling of intern4

in•tern1

(v. ɪnˈtɜrn; n. ˈɪn tɜrn)
v.t.
1. to confine within prescribed limits, as prisoners of war or enemy aliens.
2. to impound until the termination of a war, as a ship of a belligerent.
n.
3. an internee.
[1865–70; < French interner, v. derivative of interne intern3]

in•tern2

(ˈɪn tɜrn)
n. Also, interne.
1. a resident member of the medical staff of a hospital, usu. a recent medical school graduate serving under supervision.
3. someone, as a student or recent graduate, working as an apprentice or trainee to gain practical experience in an occupation.
v.i.
4. to serve as an intern.
[1875–80, Amer.; < French interne < Latin internus intern3]

in•tern3

(ɪnˈtɜrn)

adj. Archaic.
internal.
[1570–80; < Latin internus inward =inter- inter- + -nus adj. suffix; compare extern]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interne - an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)interne - an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
Translations

intern2

(ˈintəːn) noun
(American) (also interne) a junior doctor resident in a hospital.
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said Miss Judson, that evening, at dinner with a certain young interne of St.