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intern

Translation of intern in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /ɪnˈtərn/
British English: /ɪnˈtəːn/

intransitive verb

American English: /ˈɪnˌtərn/
British English: /ˈɪntəːn/
(American English)
  • 1 (Medicine)
    hacer las prácticas
    ser interno
    Example sentences
    • In the pilot, she is interning at a DA's office, on her way to law school, but the dreams of missing children and dead people impel her to use her ‘gift’, so she faxes police offices offering her help.
    • I requested permission from my California Army National Guard commander to drill in Washington DC during the summer of 2002, where I was interning after my first year of law school.
    • Before I graduated college I had worked on several campaigns and spent a summer interning in the NC State Legislature.
  • 2 (of student or trainee)
    hacer las prácticas

noun

American English: /ˈɪnˌtərn/
British English: /ˈɪntəːn/
  • 1 (Medicine)
    interno, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Together the studies included about 900 physicians, interns, residents, and medical students and more than 3700 patients.
    • The government is deploying recently qualified medical interns to hospitals in an attempt to break the strike action, which has affected more than 900 district and rural hospitals.
    • In addition a number of practicing pharmacists and physicians accepted the challenge of supervising the interns at their working places.
  • 2 (in career development)
    pasante (masculine or feminine) (persona que trabaja bajo supervisión a fin de adquirir experiencia profesional)
    Example sentences
    • Training for the student interns will be done during the week of May 13-17.
    • Student interns must place these turtles on the ground in front of the oncoming tornadoes, then get the hell out of the way.
    • We would never be able to make it without the number of student volunteers and interns.

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