Meaning of “child care” in the English Dictionary

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"child care" in American English

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child carenoun [ U ]

also child-care us /ˈtʃɑɪld ˌkeər/

the job of taking care of children while their parents are at work or are absent for another reason:

The child-care providers are closely supervised.

(Definition of “child care” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)