Definition Intern

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Definition

to intern (with, at): to get practical experience of a job by working (for a company)
verb
I am interning with the Senator at her New York offices.
an internship a period of time where a person works for little or no pay in order to learn a job

an intern (US): a person who is obtaining practical experience of a job by working
noun
In British English, an "intern" is understood, however, a work experience person is more commonly used.

an internship (US): a period of practical experience gained by a student
noun
In British English, "internship" is understood, however, work experience placement is more commonly used.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Have you met the new intern? Oh he's gorgeous.
US: I am interning with the Senator at her New York offices.

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