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preschooladjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈpriː.skuːl/
of or ​relating to ​children who are between about three and five ​yearsold and have not ​yet gone to ​school, and ​theiractivities: a preschool ​playgroup preschool ​children/​toys

preschoolnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈpriː.skuːl/ (also nursery school) US
(Definition of preschool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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preschoolnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈpriˌskul/
a ​school for ​children who are between about three and five ​yearsold
preschooler
noun [C]  us   /ˈpriˌsku·lər/
(Definition of preschool from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “preschool”
in Chinese (Simplified) 学龄前的,入学前的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 學齡前的,入學前的…
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