preschool

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pre·school

 (prē′sko͞ol′)
adj.
Of, relating to, intended for, or being the early years of childhood that precede the beginning of elementary school.
n. (prē′sko͞ol′)
A school for children who are not old enough to attend kindergarten; a nursery school.

preschool

(priːˈskuːl) or

pre-school

adj
(Education)
a. (of a child) under the age at which compulsory education begins
b. (of services) for or relating to preschool children

pre•school

(adj. ˈpriˈskul; n. ˈpriˌskul)

adj.
1. of, for, or concerning a child between infancy and kindergarten age.
n.
2. a school or nursery for preschool children.
[1920–25]
pre′school′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preschool - an educational institution for children too young for elementary schoolpreschool - an educational institution for children too young for elementary school
educational institution - an institution dedicated to education
kindergarten - a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school
nursery school - a small preschool for small children
play group, playschool - a small informal nursery group meeting for half-day sessions
Translations
předškolní
óvoda

preschool

[ˈpriːˈskuːl]
A. ADJpreescolar
B. CPD preschool education Neducación f preescolar

preschool

adj attrvorschulisch; a child of preschool ageein Kind ntim Vorschulalter; preschool childrenKinder plim Vorschulalter; preschool educationVorschulerziehung f; preschool yearsVorschuljahre pl

preschool

[ˈpriːˌskuːl] adj (child) → in età prescolastica; (age) → prescolastico/a

preschool

n guardería or escuela infantil, jardín m de infancia, jardín de niños (Mex)
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