French translation of 'nurse'
1. (in hospital) infirmier/ère m/f
She’s a nurse. Elle est infirmière.see also male nurse
2. (= nanny) bonne f d’enfants
1. [patient, cold] soigner
2. [baby] (= hold in one’s arms) bercer (dans ses bras)
3. [baby] (= feed) allaiter ⧫ nourrir
4. [hope] nourrir
to nurse a grudge against sb en vouloir à qn
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Example Sentences Including 'nurse'
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What could be more cooperative than a wet nurse?The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
It seems that there is a looming shortage of nurses worldwide.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The national shortage of trained nurses is also causing problems.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He was diagnosed with a brain tumour and I nursed him at home until he died.The Sun (2016)
It is the biggest town he has visited so far and he is nursing big ambitions.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
My heart goes out to doctors and nurses on the front line.The Sun (2017)
Others say nurses will feel victimised.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She also talks openly about her life and previous job as a psychiatric nurse.The Sun (2014)
Since then it has benefited from a series of owners who loved the place and carefully nursed it back to life.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The scene where the nurse turned her back on him and her face flooded with dread was tremendously creepy.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The screening and the trained nurses teach people what to look out for.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We have to nurse him and look after him.The Sun (2009)
His eyes dart around, blinking at the lights and shadows of village nurses attending to his mother.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It's not uncommon for women in their forties and fifties to find they have become full-time psychiatric nurses to those around them.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Channel 4 would be worth 1billion and that could hire a lot of nurses and teachers.The Sun (2016)
Healthcare assistants are regularly used in care homes instead of nurses.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His father was a bank clerk and his mother a nurse.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Last night it emerged the former nurse may be planning to quit politics altogether.The Sun (2012)
Only one in five callers speak to a doctor or nurse.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The nurse and mother of five was alerted by what she thought were animal noises.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The woman was a nurse who tended the wounded.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Training more nurses and care workers would also be part of the plan.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Very giving and likely to choose a caring job like a nurse or teaching assistant.The Sun (2013)
Will be spending next weekend nursing her husband back to fitness.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Time stopped as the doctor and nurse brought our grandson through the door.Christianity Today (2000)
Women teachers and nurses have been prominent in the long and bitter campaign for the value of their work to be recognized.The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)
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'nurse' in Other Languages
British English: nurse /nɜːs/ NOUN
A nurse is a person whose job is to care for people who are ill.
She spent 29 years as a nurse.
- American English: nurse
- Arabic: مـُمَرِضَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: enfermeiro
- Chinese: 护士
- Croatian: medicinska sestra
- Czech: zdravotní sestra
- Danish: sygeplejerske
- Dutch: verpleegster
- European Spanish: enfermero
- Finnish: sairaanhoitaja
- French: infirmière
- German: Krankenschwester
- Greek: νοσοκόμος
- Italian: infermiere
- Japanese: 看護師
- Korean: 간호사
- Norwegian: sykepleier
- Polish: pielęgniarka
- European Portuguese: enfermeiro
- Romanian: infirmieră
- Russian: медсестра
- Spanish: enfermero
- Swedish: sjuksköterska
- Thai: นางพยาบาล
- Turkish: hemşire
- Ukrainian: медсестра
- Vietnamese: y tá
British English: nurse VERB
If you nurse someone, you care for them when they are ill.
All the years he was sick my mother had nursed him.
Translation of nurse from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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