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Definition of intern (Meaning of intern)
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Intern In*tern", a. [L. internus: cf. F. interne. See
	     {Internal}.]
	     Internal. [Obs.] --Howell.
	     [1913 Webster]
	
	
	
	  Intern In*tern", v. t. [F. interne. See {Intern}, a.]
	     1. To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or
	        country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops
	        which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     2. To hold until the end of a war, as enemy citizens in a
	        country at the time of outbreak of hostilities; -- an
	        action performed by countries.
	        [PJC]
	
	
	
	  intern in*tern", n. [F.] (F. pron. [a^]N`t[^a]rn")
	     1. (Med.) A resident physician in a hospital, especially one
	        who has recently received the Doctorate and is practising
	        under supervision of experienced physicians, as a
	        continuation of the training process; a house physician;
	        also called {houseman} in Britain. [Also spelled
	        {interne}.]
	        [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
	
	     2. A person working as an apprentice to gain experience in an
	        occupation; sometimes the position is paid a salary, and
	        other times it is not; as, a white house intern; an intern
	        in a law firm.
	        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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