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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
nurse /nə:s/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) cá nhám
    • danh từ
      • vú em, người bảo mẫu, người giữ trẻ
      • sự nuôi, sự cho bú, sự trông nom; sự được nuôi, sự được cho bú
        • a child at nurse: trẻ nhỏ đang tuổi phải cho bú
      • nơi nuôi dưỡng, xứ sở, vườn ương ((nghĩa bóng)), cái nôi ((nghĩa bóng))
        • the nurse of liberty: xứ sở của tự do
      • y tá, nữ y tá
      • (nông nghiệp) cây che bóng
      • (động vật học) ong thợ; kiến thợ
      • ngoại động từ
        • cho bú, nuôi, trông nom (trẻ nhỏ)
        • bồng, ãm; nựng
        • săn sóc (người bệnh); chữa (bệnh)
          • he stays at home mursing his cold: nó ở nhà để chữa cho hết cảm
        • chăm chút (cây con, mảnh vườn...); nâng niu (một việc gì...))
        • nuôi, nuôi dưỡng, ấp ủ (hy vọng, hận thù; phong trào văn nghệ...)
        • ngồi ôm lấy, ngồi thu mình bên (lồng ấp, đống lửa...)
      Concise Dictionary
      nurses|nursed|nursingnɜrs /nɜːs
      +one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
      +a woman who is the custodian of children
      +try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
      +maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
      +serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
      +treat carefully
      +give suck to

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 angel of mercy, Florence Nightingale, Brit sister:
      I awoke to see two nurses bending over me.
      2 care for, look after, tend, attend, minister to, treat; nurture, foster, coddle, baby, pamper, cherish, preserve, keep alive, cultivate, develop:
      During his illness, she nursed him night and day. We nursed the company along through the first year
      3 wet-nurse, suckle, breast-feed, nourish:
      Nursing mothers must be careful about what they eat.
      4 preserve, harbour, keep alive, nurture, foster:
      She has nursed a grudge against him for ten years.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 a person whose job is to take care of sick or injured people, usually in a hospital: a qualified / registered nurse + student nurses + a male nurse + a dental nurse (= one who helps a dentist) + a psychiatric nurse (= one who works in a hospital for people with mental illnesses) + Nurse Bennett + Nurse, come quickly!
      2 (also nursemaid) (old-fashioned) (in the past) a woman or girl whose job was to take care of babies or small children in their own homes
      + verb
      1 [VN] to care for sb who is ill/sick or injured: He worked in a hospital for ten years nursing cancer patients. + She nursed her daughter back to health. + She nursed her husband devotedly through his last illness.
      2 [VN] to take care of an injury or illness: Several weeks after the match, he was still nursing a shoulder injury. + You'd better go to bed and nurse that cold. + (figurative) She was nursing her hurt pride.
      3 [VN] (formal) to have a strong feeling or idea in your mind for a long time
      Synonym: HARBOUR
      to nurse an ambition / a grievance / a grudge + She had been nursing a secret desire to see him again.
      4 [VN] to give special care or attention to sb/sth: to nurse tender young plants + He nursed the car up the steep hill.
      5 [VN] to hold sb/sth carefully in your arms or close to your body: He sat nursing his cup of coffee.
      6 (of a woman or female animal) to feed a baby with milk from the breast
      Synonym: SUCKLE
      [V] a nursing mother + [VN] The lioness is still nursing her cubs.
      Compare: BREASTFEED
      7 [V] (of a baby) to suck milk from its mother's breast
      Synonym: SUCKLE
      Collocation Dictionary


      qualified, registered, trained | staff
      the children's ward staff nurse
      | ward | junior, senior | ancillary, auxiliary | student, trainee | male | day, night | community, district | hospital, practice, school
      This is a job for the school nurse.
      | private | specialist | maternity, psychiatric, triage, veterinary

      NURSE + NOUN

      manager, practitioner, specialist, tutor | education

      More information about JOB


      be, work as ~
      She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

      study to be, train as, train to be ~
      She trained as a painter and sculptor.

      start (work) as ~
      He started work as a trainee chef.

      become, qualify as ~
      She qualified as a vet last year.

      employ (sb as), have
      The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

      engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
      They have recruited a new designer.

      appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
      are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

      dismiss, fire, sack ~
      The club have sacked their coach.

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