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English definition of “kindergarten”

kindergarten

noun [C or U]     /ˈkɪn.dəˌɡɑː.tən/ US  /-dɚˌɡɑːr-/
mainly US the first year of school, for children aged fiveSchools in general UK for nursery schoolPreschool
(Definition of kindergarten noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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