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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).]
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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
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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.
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kindergarten

A school or class for children from the ages of four through six, intended to prepare them for primary school.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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)
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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
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kindergarten

nKindergarten m
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kindergarten

[ˈkɪndəˌgɑːtn] nasilo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

kindergarten

(ˈkindəgaːtn) noun
a school for very young children.
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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
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