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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.]
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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]
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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]
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Creche

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

daycare center
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
حِضَانَةدار حَضانَـهمَغارَة الميلاد
jeslejesličky
vuggestuedagplejejulekrybbe
päiväkoti
dječji vrtić
託児所
탁아소
Betlehemjasličky
barndaghem
สถานที่ดูแลเด็ก
nhà trẻ

crèche

[kreɪʃ] N (Brit) → guardería f
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crèche

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

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

[kreɪʃ] nasilo m nido inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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