houseman

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house·man

 (hous′măn′, -mən)
n.
A man employed for cleaning, maintenance, and other general work in a house or hotel.

houseman

(ˈhaʊsmən)
n, pl -men
(Medicine) med a junior doctor who is a member of the medical staff of a hospital. US and Canadian equivalent: intern

house•man

(ˈhaʊsˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a male servant who performs general duties in a home, hotel, etc.
[1790–1800]

houseman

(hospital) intern
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.houseman - an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)houseman - 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"

houseman

noun junior doctor, medical officer, house doctor, newly qualified doctor My brother was a houseman at a nearby hospital.
Translations
sekundář
lægekandidat
kórházban bennlakó orvos
læknakandidat
sekundár
pratisyenstajyer doctor

houseman

[ˈhaʊsmən] N (housemen (pl)) (Brit) (in hospital) → interno/a m/f

houseman

[ˈhaʊsmən] n (British) (in hospital)interne mf

houseman

[ˈhaʊsmən] n (-men (pl)) (Brit) (in hospital) → (medico) interno

house

(haus) plural houses (ˈhauziz) noun
1. a building in which people, especially a single family, live. Houses have been built on the outskirts of the town for the workers in the new industrial estate.
2. a place or building used for a particular purpose. a hen-house; a public house.
3. a theatre, or the audience in a theatre. There was a full house for the first night of the play.
4. a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants. the house of David.
(hauz) verb
1. to provide with a house, accommodation or shelter. All these people will have to be housed; The animals are housed in the barn.
2. to store or keep somewhere. The electric generator is housed in the garage.
ˈhousing (-ziŋ) noun
1. houses. These flats will provide housing for the immigrants.
2. the hard cover round a machine etc.
ˈhousing benefit noun
a payment given by a government to people who are entitled to it according to certain criteria (eg poverty) when they buy or rent a house, an apartment etc.
house agent (American ˈreal-estate agent)
a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses.
house arrest
a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house. He was kept under house arrest.
ˈhouseboat noun
a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in.
ˈhousebreaker noun
a person who breaks into a house in order to steal.
ˈhousebreaking noun
ˈhouse-fly noun
the common fly, found throughout the world.
ˈhousehold noun
the people who live together in a house, including their servants. How many people are there in this household?
ˈhouseholder noun
the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it.
household word
something which is well-known to everyone. His name is a household word throughout the country.
ˈhousekeeper noun
a person, usually a woman, who is paid to look after the management of a house.
ˈhousekeeping noun
the management of a house.
ˈhouseman noun
a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training.
ˈhousetrain verb
to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house.
ˈhouse-warming noun
a party given after moving into a new house.
adjective
a house-warming party.
ˈhousewife nounplural ˈhousewives
a woman who looks after her house, her husband and her family, and who usually does not have a job outside the home.
ˈhousework noun
the work of keeping a house clean and tidy. My mother has a woman to help her with the housework.
like a house on fire
1. very well. The two children got on with each other like a house on fire.
2. very quickly. I'm getting through this job like a house on fire.
References in periodicals archive ?
A 2001 telephone survey of 150 pre registration house officers (PRHOs) and 50 senior house officers (SHOs) across 25 teaching and district general hospitals, revealed that 89% of prescriptions were written by PRHOs (now known as Foundation Year 1 doctors).
But Dr Helena White, who graduated in the summer from University of Wales College of Medicine and is now working as a pre-registration house officer in general practice in Merthyr Tydfil, said surveys such as these were often biased as those PRHOs who have encountered problems are more likely to respond.
Only one in five SHOs could identify the signs of airway obstruction while almost half the PRHOs incorrectly thought the absence of breathing meant the airway was obstructed.