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nursery school

noun [C] uk   ( UK also kindergarten, US also preschool) us  
a school for children between the ages of about two and five
Translations of “nursery school”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幼兒園,托兒所…
in Russian детский сад…
in Turkish ana okulu, çocuk yuvası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幼儿园,托儿所…
in Polish żłobek…
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