intern
Noun

intern (plural interns)

  1. A person who is interned, forcibly or voluntarily.
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ɪnˈtɝn/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪnˈtɜːn/
Verb

intern (interns, present participle interning; 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, programming) To internalize.
    • 2004, Mark Schmidt, ‎Simon Robinson, Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2003 Developer's Cookbook (page 81)
      Strings are automatically interned if they are assigned to a literal string within code.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: проходи́ть практика
  • Spanish: pasante
Adjective

intern

  1. (archaic) Internal.
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɪntɝn/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɪntɜːn/
Noun

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
Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: interne (des hôpitaux)
  • Portuguese: interno
Verb

intern (interns, present participle interning; past and past participle interned)

  1. (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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