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Froebel

[ frœ-buhl ]
/ ˈfrœ bəl /
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noun

Frie·drich [free-drikh], /ˈfri drɪx/, 1782–1852, German educational reformer: founder of the kindergarten system.

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Froe·bel·i·an [fruh-bee-lee-uhn, -beel-yuhn, frey-], /frəˈbi li ən, -ˈbil yən, freɪ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Froebel

Froebel

Frbel

/ (German ˈfrøːbəl) /

noun

Friedrich (Wilhelm August) (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1782–1852, German educator: founded the first kindergarten (1840)

adjective

of, denoting, or relating to a system of kindergarten education developed by him or to the training and qualification of teachers to use this system
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