Meaning of “early childhood education” in the English Dictionary

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"early childhood education" in British English

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early childhood educationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɜː.li ˈtʃaɪld.hʊd ˌed.jʊ ˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɝː.li ˈtʃaɪld.hʊd ˌed.jʊ ˈkeɪ.ʃən/ abbreviation ECE US

the study of the education of children from about two to seven years of age

(Definition of “early childhood education” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)