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1nurse/ˈnɚs/noun
pluralnurses
1nurse
/ˈnɚs/
noun
pluralnurses
Learner's definition of NURSE  
[count]
: a person who is trained to care for sick or injured people and who usually works in a hospital or doctor's office
old-fashioned : a woman who is paid to take care of a young child usually in the child's home
— see also wet nurse
2nurse/ˈnɚs/verb
nursesnursednursing
2nurse
/ˈnɚs/
verb
nursesnursednursing
Learner's definition of NURSE  
[+ object] : to take care of or help (someone who is sick or injured)
[+ object] : to give special care or attention to (something): to try to keep (something) from failing
[+ object] : to feed (a baby or young animal) with milk from the mother's body
   b [no object]of a baby or young animal : to take milk from the mother's body
[+ object] : to hold (something, such as an idea or a strong feeling) in your mind for a long time
[+ object] : to drink (something) very slowly over a long period of time
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