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crèche

 (krĕsh)
n.
1. A representation of the Nativity, usually with statues or figurines.
2. A hospital for foundlings.
3. Chiefly British A day nursery.

[French, from Old French cresche, crib, of Germanic origin.]

crèche

(krɛʃ; kreɪʃ; French krɛʃ)
n
1. (Education) chiefly
a. a day nursery for very young children
b. a supervised play area provided for young children for short periods
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a tableau of Christ's Nativity
3. (Social Welfare) a foundling home or hospital
[C19: from Old French: manger, crib, ultimately of Germanic origin; compare Old High German kripja crib]

crèche

(krɛʃ, kreɪʃ)
n.
1. a representation or tableau of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable at Bethlehem.
2. a home for foundlings.
3. Brit. day nursery.
4. Ethology. an assemblage of dependent young animals that are cared for communally.
[1785–95; < French: crib, nursery, Old French < Frankish *kripja crib]

Creche

 a public nursery for infants, hence, a group of infants, 1882.

crèche

daycare center
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crèche - a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared forcreche - a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
2.creche - a representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Translations
حِضَانَةدار حَضانَـهمَغارَة الميلاد
jeslejesličky
vuggestuedagplejejulekrybbe
päiväkoti
dječji vrtić
託児所
탁아소
Betlehemjasličky
barndaghem
สถานที่ดูแลเด็ก
nhà trẻ

crèche

[kreɪʃ] N (Brit) → guardería f

crèche

[ˈkreɪʃ ˈkrɛʃ] n (for children up to 3 years old)crèche f; (for children from 3 years old)garderie f

crèche

n
(Brit: = day nursery) → (Kinder)krippe for -hort m; (esp US: = children’s home) → Kinderheim nt
(= crib)Krippe f

crèche

[kreɪʃ] nasilo m nido inv

crèche

(kreʃ) noun
1. a nursery for babies whose mothers are at work etc. Some factories have creches for the children of their workers.
2. a miniature stable with figurines of the Virgin Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus etc.

crèche

حِضَانَة jesle vuggestue Kinderkrippe παιδικος σταθμός guardería, guardería infantil päiväkoti crèche dječji vrtić asilo nido 託児所 탁아소 crèche daghjem żłobek creche детские ясли barndaghem สถานที่ดูแลเด็ก kreş nhà trẻ 托儿所
References in classic literature ?
Nina interpreted the stories about the creche fancifully, and in spite of our derision she cherished a belief that Christ was born in Bohemia a short time before the Shimerdas left that country.
P our de tres nombreux couples, la garde de leur bebe ou jeune enfant represente un dilemme, surtout quand le travail de la mere la rend indisponible, que les grands-parents habitent loin, et qu'il n'y a pas d'autre alternative que celle de confier l'enfant a une creche.
TWENTY children and four staff narrowly escaped death after a car ploughed into a creche yesterday.
STAFF at the University of South Wales are angry that it intends to privatise its creche, unions say.
Two years ago, the court had decided to open a creche within its premises for the benefit of the lady advocates who can carry on with their job without constant worry about their toddlers.
Alem dos cuidados oferecidos, a creche proporciona a oportunidade de promover estilos de vida saudaveis, inclusive na alimentacao.
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Creche Mobile, a children's play service which provides a range of activities in a host of locations, via its double-decker bus, has weeks of Olympicthemed crafts lined up in Gateshead including making laurel wreaths, torches and medals.
Manama: The strategic sponsor of the GulfInteriors Exhibition, Hempel Paints, is to teach painting skills to children in the creche.
Maybe they should stick an adult creche here to entertain us because I get so bored.
Starting a nursery or creche at a workplace would mean parents can leave their children at the day care centre in the office premises where trained staff will take care of their children.