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in·tern • n. / ˈinˌtərn/ a recent medical graduate receiving supervised training in a hospital and acting as an assistant physician or surgeon. Compare with resident. ∎  a student or trainee who works, sometimes without pay, at a trade or occupation in order to gain work experience. • v. / inˈtərn/ 1. [tr.] confine (someone) as a prisoner, esp. for political or military reasons. 2. [intr.] serve as an intern. DERIVATIVES: in·tern·ment n. in·tern·ship / ship/ n.

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intern confine within prescribed limits of residence. XIX. — F. interner. f. interne — L. internus inward, internal.

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Intern ★½ 2000

Satire on the fashion industry is filled with insider chitchat and cameos from fashionistas and designers, takes a lot of well-placed digs, and is finally as superficial and throw away as the world it depicts. Naive Jocelyn (Swain) is an intern at fashion magazine Skirt who is desperate to fit in. But everyone is more paranoid and mean-spirited than usual because there's an insider giving the rag's best ideas to archrival Vogue. 93m/C VHS, DVD . Dominique Swain, Benjamin Pullen, Peggy Lipton, Joan Rivers, David Deblinger, Dwight Ewell, Billy Porter, Anna Thomson, Paulina Porizkova, Kathy Griffin; D: Michael Lange; W: Caroline Doyle, Jill Kopelman; C: Rodney Charters; M: Jimmy Harry.

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