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Etymology 1Edit

From French interner, from interne (inner, internal), from Latin internus (within, internal), compare Etymology 2

NounEdit

intern (plural interns)

  1. A person who is interned, forcibly or voluntarily.

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VerbEdit

intern (third-person singular simple present interns, present participle interning, simple 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.
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AdjectiveEdit

intern (comparative more intern, superlative most intern)

  1. (archaic) Internal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)

Etymology 2Edit

From French interne 'inner, internal', from Latin internus "within, internal", from inter "between"; compare etymology 1

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NounEdit

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
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VerbEdit

intern (third-person singular simple present interns, present participle interning, simple 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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CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intern (feminine interna, masculine plural interns, feminine plural internes)

  1. internal

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intern (neuter internt, plural and definite singular attributive interne)

  1. internal

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French interne (inner, internal), or directly from Latin internus (within, internal), from inter (between).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

intern (comparative interner, superlative internst)

  1. internal, inside of something, of the body etc.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of intern
uninflected intern
inflected interne
comparative interner
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial intern interner het internst
het internste
indefinite m./f. sing. interne internere internste
n. sing. intern interner internste
plural interne internere internste
definite interne internere internste
partitive interns interners

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GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intern

  1. internal

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin internus

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intern (neuter singular internt, definite singular and plural interne)

  1. internal

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin internus

AdjectiveEdit

intern (neuter singular internt, definite singular and plural interne)

  1. internal

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

French interne, Latin internus

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intern m or n (feminine singular internă, masculine plural interni, feminine and neuter plural interne)

  1. internal

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin internus.

AdjectiveEdit

intern (not comparable)

  1. internal, something of no relevance for outsiders

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of intern
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular intern
Neuter singular internt
Plural interna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 interne
All interna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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NounEdit

intern c

  1. a prisoner, an inmate

DeclensionEdit

Declension of intern 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative intern internen interner internerna
Genitive interns internens interners internernas

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