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nurs·ing

 (nûr′sĭng)
n.
1. The profession of a nurse.
2. The tasks or care of a nurse.

nursing

(ˈnɜːsɪŋ)
n
(Medicine)
a. the practice or profession of caring for the sick and injured
b. (as modifier): a nursing home.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursing - the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirmnursing - the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
2.nursing - the profession of a nurse
health profession - the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
3.nursing - nourishing at the breastnursing - nourishing at the breast    
infant feeding - feeding an infant
Translations
تَمْريض
ošetřovatelství
sygepleje
ápolásbetegápolás
hjúkrunarstörf
ošetrovateľstvo
bolniška nega
hastabakıcılıkhemşirelik

nursing

[ˈnɜːsɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= career, course, profession) → enfermería f
to go in for nursinghacerse enfermero/a, dedicarse a la enfermería
2. (= care) [of patient] → asistencia f, cuidado m
3. (= suckling) → lactancia f
B. CPD nursing auxiliary N (Brit) → auxiliar mf de enfermería
nursing college Nescuela f de enfermería
nursing home N (for elderly) → hogar m de ancianos; (for convalescents) → clínica f (particular)
nursing mother Nmadre f que amamanta
nursing officer Nenfermero/a m/f
nursing staff Npersonal m de enfermería

nursing

[ˈnɜːrsɪŋ]
n
(= profession) → profession f d'infirmier
to go into nursing → devenir infirmier/ière m/f
(= care) → soins mpl
adj [mother] → qui allaite
modif
nursing care → soins mpl spécialisés
the nursing profession → la profession d'infirmier
nursing staff → personnel m soignantnursing bottle (US) nbiberon mnursing home n (for old people)maison f de retraite; (for convalescence, rest cure)maison f de convalescence

nursing

n
(= care of invalids)Pflege f, → Pflegen nt
(= profession)Krankenpflege f; she’s going in for nursingsie will in der Krankenpflege arbeiten
(= feeding)Stillen nt
adj attrPflege-; abilitiespflegerisch; nursing staffPflegepersonal nt; the nursing professiondie Krankenpflege; (= nurses collectively)die pflegerischen Berufe, die Pflegeberufe pl

nursing

:
nursing auxiliary
nSchwesternhelferin f
nursing bottle
n (US) → Flasche f, → Fläschchen nt
nursing bra
nStill-BH m
nursing care
nPflege f
nursing fees
plPflegekosten pl
nursing home
nPrivatklinik f; (Brit: = maternity hospital) → Entbindungsklinik f; (= convalescent home)Pflegeheim nt
nursing mother
nursing officer
n (Brit) → Oberpfleger m, → Oberschwester f
nursing sister

nursing

[ˈnɜːsɪŋ]
1. n (care of invalids) → assistenza; (profession) → professione f di infermiere (or di infermiera)
she's going in for nursing → ha deciso di fare l'infermiera
2. adj
a. (mother) → che allatta
b. (of hospital) the nursing staffgli infermieri, il personale infermieristico
nursing auxiliary → infermiere/a non diplomato/a

nurse

(nəːs) noun
1. a person who looks after sick or injured people in hospital. She wants to be a nurse.
2. a person, usually a woman, who looks after small children. The children have gone out with their nurse.
verb
1. to look after sick or injured people, especially in a hospital. He was nursed back to health.
2. to give (a baby) milk from the breast.
3. to hold with care. She was nursing a kitten.
4. to have or encourage (feelings eg of anger or hope) in oneself.
ˈnurseryplural ˈnurseries noun
1. a room etc for young children.
2. a place where young plants are grown.
ˈnursing noun
the profession of a nurse who cares for the sick.
ˈnursemaid noun
a nurse who looks after small children.
ˈnurseryman noun
a person who runs, or works in, a nursery for plants.
nursery rhyme
a short, simple poem for children.
nursery school
a school for very young children.
ˈnursing-home noun
a small private hospital.

nurs·ing

1. n. cuidado de los enfermos;
2. lactancia.

nursing

n enfermería; — home (fam) centro de enfermería especializada
References in classic literature ?
This continued for some weeks, the physicians visiting him on alternate days and treating him for two different disorders, with constantly enlarging doses of medicine and more and more rigorous nursing.
But so many were sick, there were not enough well ones to do the nursing.
The door led right into a large kitchen, which was full of smoke from one end to the other: the Duchess was sitting on a three-legged stool in the middle, nursing a baby; the cook was leaning over the fire, stirring a large cauldron which seemed to be full of soup.
He told them that steps would be taken immediately to free his serfs- and that till then they were not to be overburdened with labor, women while nursing their babies were not to be sent to work, assistance was to be given to the serfs, punishments were to be admonitory and not corporal, and hospitals, asylums, and schools were to be established on all the estates.
The practical duties of nursing were still divided between the Countess and myself, Lady Glyde persisting in sitting up with us, though we both entreated her to take some rest.
And Mr Lumbey went on nursing the baby with a thoughtful look.
In a poor room with a sloping ceiling and containing very little furniture was a mite of a boy, some five or six years old, nursing and hushing a heavy child of eighteen months.