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kin·der·gar·ten

 (kĭn′dər-gär′tn, -dn)
n. Abbr. K
A program or class for four-year-old to six-year-old children that serves as an introduction to school.

[German : Kinder, genitive pl. of Kind, child (from Middle High German kint, from Old High German kind; see genə- in Indo-European roots) + Garten, garden (from Middle High German garte, from Old High German garto; see gher- in Indo-European roots).]

kindergarten

(ˈkɪndəˌɡɑːtən)
n
(Education) a class or small school for young children, usually between the ages of four and six to prepare them for primary education. Often shortened to (in Australia and New Zealand): kinder, kindy or kindie
[C19: from German, literally: children's garden]
ˈkinderˌgartener n

kin•der•gar•ten

(ˈkɪn dərˌgɑr tn, -dn)

n.
a class or school for young children, usu. five-year-olds.
[1850–55; < German (1840): literally, children's garden =Kinder children (akin to kind2) + Garten garden]
kin′der•gart`ner, kin′der•gar`ten•er (-ˌgɑrt nər, -ˌgɑrd-) n.

kindergarten

A school or class for children from the ages of four through six, intended to prepare them for primary school.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kindergarten - a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary schoolkindergarten - a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school
preschool - an educational institution for children too young for elementary school
Translations
první stupeň
børnehavebørnehaveklasse
کودکستان
esikoulu
mala škola
óvoda
leikskóli
幼稚園
유아학교
vaikų darželis
bērnudārzs
otroški vrtec
lågstadiet
โรงเรียนเด็กเล็ก
trường mẫu giáo

kindergarten

[ˈkɪndəˌgɑːtn] Njardín m de infancia, kindergarten m, kinder m (LAm)

kindergarten

[ˈkɪndərgɑːrtən] njardin m d'enfantskind-hearted [ˌkaɪndˈhɑːrtɪd] adj
[man] → bon after n, au bon cœur; [woman] → au bon cœur
a kind-hearted man → un homme bon, un homme au bon cœur
a kind-hearted woman → une femme au bon cœur
the most kind-hearted man
BUT le meilleur homme qui soit.
the most kind-hearted woman → la meilleure femme qui soit
one of the most kind-hearted men that the world ever produced
BUT l'un des meilleurs hommes que le monde ait jamais produit.
to be kind-hearted [man, woman] → avoir bon cœur

kindergarten

nKindergarten m

kindergarten

[ˈkɪndəˌgɑːtn] nasilo

kindergarten

(ˈkindəgaːtn) noun
a school for very young children.

kindergarten

مَدرَسَةٌ لِلأَطْفَالِ první stupeň børnehaveklasse Grundschule νηπιαγωγείο escuela de primera etapa de primaria esikoulu maternelle mala škola scuola materna 幼稚園 유아학교 kleuterschool førskole zerówka escola para crianças de 4 a 7 anos, jardim infantil подготовительное дошкольное учреждение lågstadiet โรงเรียนเด็กเล็ก ana okulu trường mẫu giáo 幼儿学校
References in classic literature ?
You might retort," she suggested, "that when an adult is with kindergarten children he must descend to kindergarten idioms in order to make himself intelligible.
He detests the kindergarten system, and as she is absurdly prejudiced in its favour we have had to try other shops.
Let me tell you, several years ago for me to turn your hand down would have been like committing assault and battery on a kindergarten.
A labour-saving device for mariners, navigation reduced to kindergarten simplicity," he answered gaily.
There was the same excitement over John, and Michael had even a narrower squeak; but both were kept, and soon, you might have seen the three of them going in a row to Miss Fulsom's Kindergarten school, accompanied by their nurse.
There was the former's frail young wife, and also an elderly lady, who taught kindergarten in the settlement, and a young college student, a beautiful girl with an intense and earnest face.
It seems that for the last six months (she had been assisting two ladies who kept a kindergarten school in Bayswater--a mere pittance), Flora had insisted on devoting all her spare time to the study of the trial.
They had done this, not because it was cheap, but because it was the only possible way, so far as any one knew in that kindergarten period.
The two kindergartens are part of the 74 pre-school education units whose estimated completion date is 2018.
English "kindergartens" are said to charge three or four times as much as genuine kindergartens.
They urge stakeholders to continue questioning assumptions about the role of play in kindergartens, recognizing that
LICENCES of 11 kindergartens could be revoked after a string of violations was uncovered, the Education Ministry announced yesterday.