intern

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French interner, from interne (inner, internal), from Latin internus (within, internal), compare Etymology 2

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intern (plural interns)

  1. A person who is interned, forceably or voluntarily.

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intern (third-person singular simple present interns, present participle interning, simple past and past participle interned)

  1. (transitive) To imprison somebody, usually without trial.
    The US government interned thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
    1. (of a state, especially a neutral state) To confine or hold (foreign military personnel who stray into the state's territory) within prescribed limits during wartime.
      The Swiss government interned the Italian soldiers who had strayed onto Swiss territory.
  2. (transitive, computing) To internalize.
  3. (intransitive) To work as an intern. Usually with little or no pay or other legal prerogatives of employment, for the purpose of furthering a program of education.
    I'll be interning at Universal Studios this summer.
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intern (comparative more intern, superlative most intern)

  1. (archaic) Internal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

From French interne 'inner, internal', from Latin internus "within, internal", from inter "between"; compare etymology 1

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intern (plural interns)

  1. A student or recent graduate who works in order to gain experience in their chosen field
  2. A medical student or recent graduate working in a hospital as a final part of medical training
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Catalan[edit]

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intern m (feminine interna, masculine plural interns, feminine plural internes)

  1. internal

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French interne (inner, internal), or directly from Latin internus (within, internal), from inter (between).

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intern (comparative interner, superlative internst)

  1. internal, inside of something, of the body etc.

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German[edit]

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intern

  1. internal

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin internus

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intern (neuter singular internt, definite singular and plural interne)

  1. internal

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From Latin internus

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intern (neuter singular internt, definite singular and plural interne)

  1. internal

Romanian[edit]

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French interne, Latin internus

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intern 4 nom/acc forms

  1. internal

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Swedish[edit]

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intern (not comparable)

  1. internal, something of no relevance for outsiders

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intern c

  1. a prisoner, an inmate

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