Definition of registered nurse in English:

registered nurse

noun

(also RN)
North American
  • A nurse who has graduated from a college's nursing program or from a school of nursing and has passed a national licensing exam.

    Compare with practical nurse

Pronunciation

registered nurse

/ˌrejəstərd ˈnərs/ /ˌrɛdʒəstərd ˈnərs/