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English translation: trainee

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Portuguese term or phrase:estagiário
English translation:trainee
Entered by: Brigitte Gendebien
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07:51 Jun 21, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: estagiário
Someone who is taking the last term at college and works for a company as a sort of trainee
LeoMedina
Brazil
Local time: 14:35
trainee
Explanation:
I would say trainee!
Good luck
Selected response from:

corinne durand
Local time: 16:35
Grading comment
Thank you. I would say that "estagiário" is a special kind of trainee but since it seems there is no other more specific word, trainee is fine. Perhaps we could add an adjective and say "stundent trainee". Many thanks.
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Summary of answers provided
naINTERNCarl Youngblood
naInternSteve Smith
naintern
Donna Sandin
natrainee
Brigitte Gendebien
na"trainee"vcolaco
naInternMagali Pinhatti
na"trainee"vcolaco
natrainee
corinne durand


  

Answers


9 mins
trainee


Explanation:
I would say trainee!
Good luck


    tfk
corinne durand
Local time: 16:35
Native speaker of: French
Grading comment
Thank you. I would say that "estagiário" is a special kind of trainee but since it seems there is no other more specific word, trainee is fine. Perhaps we could add an adjective and say "stundent trainee". Many thanks.
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9 mins
Intern


Explanation:
Please see the definition below:

in·tern also in·terne (ntûrn)
n.

1.

a. A student or a recent graduate undergoing supervised practical training.
b. A physician who has recently graduated from medical school and is learning medical practice in a hospital under supervision, prior to beginning a residency program.

2. One who is interned; an internee.

v. in·terned, in·tern·ing, in·terns
v. intr.

To train or serve as an intern.

v. tr. (also n-tûrn)

To confine, especially in wartime.

adj. Archaic (n-tûrn)

Internal.


[French interne, from Latin internus, internal. See internal.]

intern·ship n.


in·terne (ntûrn, n-tûrn)
n. & v. & adj.

Variant of intern.


    The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th. edition
Magali Pinhatti
United States
Local time: 11:35
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13 mins
"trainee"


Explanation:
still seems the most appropriate translation.

vcolaco
Portugal
Local time: 16:35
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 16
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13 mins
"trainee"


Explanation:
still seems the most appropriate translation, even for most of the Human Resources bibliography

vcolaco
Portugal
Local time: 16:35
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 16
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23 mins
trainee


Explanation:
Confirmation by the European Education Thesaurus
You may download it on the Eurydice web site:
http://www.eurydice.org/TeeForm/FrameSet_EN.htm


Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 17:35
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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23 mins
INTERN


Explanation:
This is what we call this in the USA. They are called interns, because they don't necessarily continue as employees after they graduate. It implies an opportunity to receive professional experience while still attending school.

From Merriam-Webster:
Main Entry: 3in·tern
Variant(s): also in·terne /'in-"t&rn/
Function: noun
Etymology: French interne, from interne, adjective
Date: circa 1879
: an advanced student or graduate usually in a professional field (as medicine or teaching) gaining supervised practical experience (as in a hospital or classroom)
- in·tern·ship /-"ship/ noun


    Reference: http://www.m-w.com
Carl Youngblood
United States
Local time: 09:35
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56 mins
Intern


Explanation:
Just wanted to add my opinion to the mix. Based on the limited context provided, "trainee" is not appropriate since the person is not going to continue at the company. An intern (although trained) is focusing on education rather than employment.

Steve Smith
United States
Local time: 10:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 101
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1 hr
intern


Explanation:
I have always translated this as "intern" - trainee seems to be a much narrower term and, as someone else pointed out, tends to imply that the individual will stay on as an employee of the company, rarely the case with interns.

Donna Sandin
United States
Local time: 11:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1112
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