Definition of nursing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnɜːsɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɜːrsɪŋ//
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the job or skill of caring for people who are sick or injured a career in nursing nursing care the nursing professionExtra examples He is planning to follow a career in nursing. My grandmother lives in a nursing home. Representatives from the nursing profession will give a talk on their work.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nursing