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daycare centre

  

      n      another name (esp. U.S. and N.Z.) for       day nursery  
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day nursery  
      n     (Social welfare)     (Brit. and N.Z.)   an establishment offering daycare to preschool children, enabling their parents to work full time or have extended relief if child care is a problem,   (Also called (N.Z.))    daycare centre         

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daycare  
      n     (Social welfare)  
1      (Brit)   occupation, treatment, or supervision during the working day for people who might be at risk if left on their own, or whose usual carers need daytime relief  
2      (Brit)   welfare services provided by a local authority, health service, or voluntary body during the day  
   Compare       residential care  
3      (N.Z.)      short for       daycare centre  


daycare centre  
      n      another name (esp. U.S. and N.Z.) for       day nursery  

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