Definition of “childcare” - English Dictionary

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“childcare” in British English

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childcarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃaɪld.keər/ us /ˈtʃaɪld.ker/

care for children provided by either the government, an organization, or a person, while parents are at work or are absent for another reason:

What childcare facilities does your company offer?
Without the adequate provision of childcare, many women who wish to work are unable to do so.

(Definition of “childcare” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“childcare” in Business English

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childcarenoun [ U ]

also child care uk /ˈtʃaɪldkeər/ us

WORKPLACE, HR care for a child or children while their parents are at work or are absent for another reason:

What childcare facilities does your company offer?
Without adequate childcare provision, many women who wish to work are unable to do so.

(Definition of “childcare” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)