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also in·terne  (ĭn′tûrn′)
a. A student or a recent graduate undergoing supervised practical training.
b. A physician who has recently graduated from medical school and is learning medical practice in a hospital under supervision, prior to beginning a residency program.
2. One who is interned; an internee.
v. in·terned, in·tern·ing, in·terns
To train or serve as an intern. (also ĭn-tûrn′)
To confine, especially in wartime.

[French interne, from Latin internus, internal; see internal.]

in′tern·ship′ n.


(Professions) chiefly US and Canadian the position of being an intern or the period during which a person is an intern


(ˈɪn tɜrnˌʃɪp)

1. the state of being an intern.
2. a period of serving as an intern.
3. a position as an intern.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.internship - the position of a medical intern
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"


[ˈɪntɜːrnʃɪp] n (US)
(MEDICINE)internat m (aux États-Unis, première année de formation clinique avant le passage de l'examen d'État permettant d'exercer.)
(in company, organization)stage m de formation en entreprise


n (US)
(Med) → Medizinalpraktikum nt
(as trainee) → Praktikum nt
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