[ kin-der-gahr-tn, -dn ]
/ ˈkɪn dərˌgɑr tn, -dn /
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a school or class for young children between the ages of four and six years.
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Origin of kindergarten
OTHER WORDS FROM kindergartenpre·kin·der·gar·ten, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for kindergarten
/ (ˈkɪndəˌɡɑːtən) /
a class or small school for young children, usually between the ages of four and six to prepare them for primary educationOften shortened to (in Australia and New Zealand): kinder, kindy, kindie
Derived forms of kindergartenkindergartener, noun
Word Origin for kindergarten
C19: from German, literally: children's garden
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