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[in-turn] /ɪnˈtɜrn/

adjective, Archaic.
(transitive) (ɪnˈtɜːn). to detain or confine (foreign or enemy citizens, ships, etc), esp during wartime
(intransitive) (mainly US) (ˈɪntɜːn). to serve or train as an intern
noun (ˈɪntɜːn)
another word for internee
(med, US & Canadian) Also interne. a graduate in the first year of practical training after medical school, resident in a hospital and under supervision by senior doctors British equivalent house officer
(mainly US) a student teacher
(mainly US) a student or recent graduate receiving practical training in a working environment
adjective (ɪnˈtɜːn)
an archaic word for internal

1866, “to confine within set limits,” from French interner “send to the interior, confine,” from Middle French interne “inner, internal,” from Latin internus “within, internal” (see internal; also cf. intern (n.)).

1879, American English, “one working under supervision as part of professional training,” especially “doctor in training in a hospital,” from French interne “assistant doctor,” literally “resident within a school,” from Middle French interne “internal” (see intern (v.)). The verb in this sense is attested from 1933. Related: Interned; interning.

intern in·tern or in·terne (ĭn’tûrn’)
An advanced student or recent graduate who assists in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients and who resides within that institution. v. in·terned, in·tern·ing, in·terns
To train or to serve as an intern.
in’tern·ship’ n.


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