a person who has graduated from an accredited school of nursing and has become licensed to provide basic nursing care under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse.
licensed practical nurse li·censed practical nurse (lī’sənst)
Abbr. LPN, L.P.N. A nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and is licensed by a state to provide routine patient care under the direction of a registered nurse or a physician.
noun 1. a person with specified training who has become licensed to provide vocational assistance to patients. Abbreviation: LVN. licensed vocational nurse n. Abbr. LVN, L.V.N. A licensed practical nurse who is permitted by license to practice in California or Texas.
[lahy-suh n-see] /ˌlaɪ sənˈsi/ noun 1. a person, company, etc., to whom a is granted or issued. /ˌlaɪsənˈsiː/ noun 1. a person who holds a licence, esp one to sell alcoholic drink n. 1837, from license + -ee.
noun 1. a plate or tag, usually of metal, bearing evidence of official registration and permission, as for the use of a motor vehicle. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a plate mounted on the front and back of a motor vehicle bearing the registration number Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) numberplate
[lahy-suh ns] /ˈlaɪ səns/ noun 1. formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession. 2. a certificate, tag, plate, etc., giving proof of such permission; official permit: a driver’s license. 3. permission to do or not to do something. 4. intentional deviation from […]