[uhn-der-nur-isht, -nuhr-] /ˌʌn dərˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-/
not nourished with sufficient or proper food to maintain or promote health or normal growth.
not given essential elements for proper development:
noun 1. a person formally educated and trained in the care of the sick or infirm. Compare nurse-midwife, nurse-practitioner, physician’s assistant, practical nurse, registered nurse. 2. a woman who has the general care of a child or children; dry nurse. 3. a woman employed to suckle an infant; wet nurse. 4. any fostering agency or […]
[uhn-der-noo-trish-uh n, -nyoo-] /ˌʌn dər nuˈtrɪʃ ən, -nyu-/ noun 1. nutritional deficiency resulting from lack of food or from the inability of the body to convert or absorb it.
verb (used with object), occupied, occupying. 1. to take or fill up (space, time, etc.): I occupied my evenings reading novels. 2. to engage or employ the mind, energy, or attention of: Occupy the children with a game while I prepare dinner. 3. to be a resident or tenant of; dwell in: We occupied the […]
noun 1. a person who holds a position of rank or authority in the army, navy, air force, or any similar organization, especially one who holds a commission. 2. a member of a police department or a constable. 3. a person licensed to take full or partial responsibility for the operation of a merchant ship […]