day nursery


noun

a nursery for the care of small children during the day, especially while their parents are at work.

Origin of day nursery

First recorded in 1835–45
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day nursery


noun

British and NZ social welfare an establishment offering daycare to preschool children, enabling their parents to work full time or have extended relief if child care is a problemAlso called (US, Canadian, Austral, and NZ): daycare centre
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