day nursery
noun Date: 1844 a public center for the care and training of young children; specifically nursery school

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • day nursery — n a public center for the care and education of young children * * * day care nursery an institution devoted to the care of young children during the day …   Medical dictionary

  • day nursery — ☆ day nursery n. a nursery school for the daytime care and training of preschool children, as of working parents …   English World dictionary

  • day nursery — day nurseries N COUNT A day nursery is a place where children who are too young to go to school can be left all day while their parents are at work. Syn: creche …   English dictionary

  • day nursery — day .nursery n a place where small children can be looked after while their parents are at work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • day nursery — noun a nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work • Syn: ↑day care center • Hypernyms: ↑nursery, ↑baby s room * * * ˈday nursery [day nursery day nurseries] …   Useful english dictionary

  • day nursery — day′ nurs ery n. edu a center for the care of small children during the day, esp. while their parents are at work • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • day nursery — day care center for preschool children …   English contemporary dictionary

  • day nursery — a nursery for the care of small children during the day, esp. while their parents are at work. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • day nursery — /ˈdeɪ nɜsri/ (say day nersree) noun a centre for the daytime care of children up to two years of age …   Australian English dictionary

  • day nursery — noun (C) BrE a place where small children can be left while their parents are at work …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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