Meaning of “day-care center” in the English Dictionary

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"day-care center" in American English

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day-care centernoun [ C ]

also daycare center, /ˈdeɪ·kerˌsent·ər, -kær-/

a place where parents pay to leave their children while the parents work:

She ran a day-care center for working mothers.

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