nursing

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nursing (comparative more nursing, superlative most nursing)

  1. In the state of suckling young, lactating.
    The nursing bear wouldn't move far until her cubs were older.
  2. Referring to nurses.
    The nursing staff worked overtime at the hospital.

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Noun[edit]

nursing (plural nursings)

  1. breastfeeding
  2. The process or profession of caring for patients as a nurse.
    She went into nursing as a career.

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Verb[edit]

nursing

  1. Present participle of nurse.
    The mother sat there nursing her baby.

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