nursery school
noun Date: 1835 a school for children usually under five years

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nursery school — nursery schools N VAR A nursery school or a nursery is a school for very young children. The availability of nursery school places varies widely across London. Syn: kindergarten …   English dictionary

  • nursery school — nursery .school n a school for children who are between three and five years old = ↑kindergarten …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nursery school — nursery ,school noun count or uncount a school for children between the ages of three and five …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nursery school — ► NOUN ▪ a school for young children, mainly between the ages of three and five …   English terms dictionary

  • nursery school — n. PRESCHOOL …   English World dictionary

  • Nursery school — Children in an outdoor nursery A nursery school is a school for children between the ages of three and five years, staffed by qualified teachers and other professionals who encourage and supervise educational play rather than simply providing… …   Wikipedia

  • nursery school — (BrE also nursery) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ day (BrE), local, private, workplace NURSERY SCHOOL + NOUN ▪ class, education …   Collocations dictionary

  • nursery school — noun a small preschool for small children • Hypernyms: ↑preschool * * * noun, pl ⋯ schools [count, noncount] : a school for very young children : ↑preschool * * * ˈnursery school [nursery school] …   Useful english dictionary

  • nursery school — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms nursery school : singular nursery school plural nursery schools a school for children between the ages of three and five …   English dictionary

  • nursery school — vaikų darželis statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Ikimokyklinio amžiaus vaikų (3–6 m.) auklėjimo įstaiga. Pirmą vaikų darželį įsteigė R. Ovenas 1802 m. Škotijoje, Niu Lanarke. Pavadinimą vaikų darželis 1837 m. sugalvojo vaikų darželių… …   Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • nursery school — school for children between the ages of 3 and 5 …   English contemporary dictionary

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