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nursing

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
nursing

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. In the state of suckling young, lactating.
    The nursing bear wouldn't move far until her cubs were older.
  2. Referring to nurses.
    The nursing staff worked overtime at the hospital.

Noun

Singular
nursing

Plural
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nursing ({{{1}}})
  1. The profession of caring for patients as a nurse.
    She went into nursing as a career.

Translations

Verb

nursing

  1. Present participle of nurse.
    The mother sat there nursing her baby.

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