extern - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
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    US English: someone, especially a doctor, who works in a place but doesn't live thereSubmitted from United Kingdom on 08/05/2012
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    US English: a student who works in a place for a short time in order to gain practical experience

    Oceana's Legal Department seeks current law students who have an interest in ocean conservation or environmental law to serve as law clerks or externs.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/05/2012