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day·care

or day care  (dā′kâr′)
n.
Provision of daytime training, supervision, recreation, and often medical services for children of preschool age, for the disabled, or for the elderly.

day′ care`


n.
supervised daytime care for preschool children, the elderly, or those with chronic disabilities, usu. provided at a center outside the home.
[1940–45]
day′-care`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.day care - childcare during the day while parents workday care - childcare during the day while parents work
child care, childcare - a service involving care for other people's children
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