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"crèche" in British English

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crèchenoun [C]

uk   us   /kreʃ/
  • crèche noun [C] (CHILDCARE)

UK a ​place where ​youngchildren are ​cared for during the ​day while ​theirparents do something ​else, ​especiallywork, ​study, or ​shop: Does ​youremployerprovide a crèche?
(Definition of crèche from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"creche" in American English

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crechenoun [C]

 us   /kreʃ/
a ​model of the ​people and ​animalspresent at the ​birth of ​Jesus, used as a ​decoration at ​Christmas
(Definition of creche from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"crèche" in Business English

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crèchenoun [C]

(also creche) uk   us   /kreʃ/ UK
WORKPLACE, HR a ​place where young children are taken ​care of during the day while their ​parents do something else, especially ​work, ​study, or ​shop: Her son was in the crèche while she ​worked. There are no creche ​facilitiesprovided for ​staff.
(Definition of crèche from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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