Definition of registered nurse in English:

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registered nurse

Pronunciation: /ˈˌrejəstərd ˈnərs/
(abbreviation RN)

noun

North American
A nurse who has graduated from a college’s nursing program or from a school of nursing and has passed a national licensing exam. Compare with practical nurse.

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Syllabification: reg·is·tered nurse

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