nursing

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
nursing

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If a female is nursing, they are breastfeeding their young.
    The nursing bear wouldn't move far until her cubs were older.

Verb[change]

Plain form
nurse

Third-person singular
nurses

Past tense
nursed

Past participle
nursed

Present participle
nursing

  1. The present participle of nurse.

Noun[change]

Singular
nursing

Plural
nursings

  1. (uncountable) Nursing is the profession of caring for patients as a nurse.
    She went into nursing as a career.