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Noun
A person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital
“Joan was widely known throughout the area, having been public health nurse for years.”
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A person employed or trained to take charge of young children
“There, her old nurse recognizes the goblet, which the trolls had stolen when they abducted her long ago.”
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Person who tends to sick, cares for someone
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Emergency worker
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Healthcare practitioner
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A person who manages or looks after something or someone
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Someone employed to live with, travel with or to assist another
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A development or improvement
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Take special care of, especially to promote development or well-being
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“This is the right moment to nurse it with care and concern, instead of leaving the youngsters frustrated.”
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To treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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“She made her way to the barracks to nurse her sick husband.”
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To nurse with natural or biological milk
“Many young mothers who did not nurse their first babies are now nursing their second.”
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To be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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To give medical and other attention to (a sick person)
“Pay attention to those that appreciate your being there everyday to save lives and nurse people back to health.”
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To try to cure or alleviate (an injury, injured part, or illness) by treating it carefully and protectively
“He's not the type of player to nurse an injury, so the team should be careful with how it uses him.”
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To harbour (a belief or feeling), especially for a long time
“They nurse a belief that life has treated them unfairly, much worse than they deserve.”
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To champion or foster a cause
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To restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
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To incite or cause troublesome acts
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To make something less tight
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To consume a liquid
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To supply (to someone)
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