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nursery

noun [C]  us   /ˈnɜr·sər·i/

nursery noun [C] (CHILD CARE)

a place where young children and babies are cared for while their parents are somewhere else: The store has a nursery where you can leave your children while you shop. dated A nursery is also a child’s room in a house.

nursery noun [C] (PLANTS)

a place where plants and trees are grown, usually for sale
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