nurse manager meaning, nurse manager definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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nurse

  
  ( nurses    plural & 3rd person present)   ( nursing    present participle)   ( nursed    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count; n-title; n-voc   A nurse is a person whose job is to care for people who are ill.  
She had spent 29 years as a nurse..., Patients were dying because of an acute shortage of nurses.     
2       verb   If you nurse someone, you care for them when they are ill.  
All the years he was sick my mother had nursed him...      V n  
She rushed home to nurse her daughter back to health.      V n back to n  
3       verb   If you nurse an illness or injury, you allow it to get better by resting as much as possible.  
We're going to go home and nurse our colds.      V n  
4       verb   If you nurse an emotion or desire, you feel it strongly for a long time.   (=harbour)  
Jane still nurses the pain of rejection...      V n  
He had nursed an ambition to lead his own big orchestra.      V n  
5       verb   When a baby nurses or when its mother nurses it, it feeds by sucking milk from its mother's breast.  
OLD-FASHIONED  
(=suckle)  

Most authorities recommend letting the baby nurse whenever it wants.      V  
...young women nursing babies...      V n  
Young people and nursing mothers are exempted from charges.      V-ing  
6   
    nursery nurse  
    nursing  
    wet nurse  


charge nurse        ( charge nurses    plural  ) A charge nurse is a nurse who is in charge of a hospital ward.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
district nurse        ( district nurses    plural  ) In Britain, a district nurse is a nurse who goes to people's houses to give them medical treatment and advice.      n-count  
nursery nurse        ( nursery nurses    plural  ) A nursery nurse is a person who has been trained to look after very young children.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
registered nurse        ( registered nurses    plural  ) A registered nurse is someone who is qualified to work as a nurse.  
  (AM, AUSTRALIAN)      n-count  
staff nurse        ( staff nurses    plural  ) A staff nurse is a hospital nurse whose rank is just below that of a sister or charge nurse.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
wet nurse        ( wet nurses    plural  ) , wet-nurse   In former times, a wet nurse was a woman who was paid to breast-feed another woman's baby.      n-count  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
nurse manned MICU for stable intensive care patients
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]

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