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childminder

noun [C]   /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn.dər/ US  /-dɚ/ UK (US babysitter)
a person, usually a woman, whose job is to take care of other people's children in her own home: a registered childminderParenting and caring for children childmind     /-maɪnd/ verb [I or T] (US babysit) childminding     /-dɪŋ/ noun [U] (US babysitting)
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