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English definition of “childcare”

childcare

noun [U]     /ˈtʃaɪld.keər/ US  /-ker/
care for children provided by either the government , an organization , or a person , while parents are at work or are absent for another reason : What childcare facilities does your company offer ? Without the adequate provision of childcare, many women who wish to work are unable to do so.Preschool
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