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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.]

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]

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]

Creche

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

crèche

daycare center
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
Translations
حِضَانَةدار حَضانَـهمَغارَة الميلاد
jeslejesličky
vuggestuedagplejejulekrybbe
päiväkoti
dječji vrtić
託児所
탁아소
Betlehemjasličky
barndaghem
สถานที่ดูแลเด็ก
nhà trẻ

crèche

[kreɪʃ] N (Brit) → guardería f

crèche

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

crèche

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

crèche

[kreɪʃ] nasilo m nido inv

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.

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
References in classic literature ?
Nina interpreted the stories about the creche fancifully, and in spite of our derision she cherished a belief that Christ was born in Bohemia a short time before the Shimerdas left that country.
Antes da entrada na creche, a disponibilidade do pai durante o dia era determinada pela carga horaria e pela flexibilidade do seu emprego.
Manama: The strategic sponsor of the GulfInteriors Exhibition, Hempel Paints, is to teach painting skills to children in the creche.
"Maybe they should stick an adult creche here to entertain us because I get so bored."
New Delhi: The ASSOCHAM has said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to help salaried income households and encourage more women to join the work force, should announce a 10-fold increase in children education allowance and tax exemption for creche facility in the Budget.
A new fitness class with a free creche is being held at Haden Hill Leisure Centre.
The PM pays PS67.50 a day for Florence's occasional use of the creche near Number 10, which charges PS270 a week for over-twos.
Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa has opened a creche facility through a partnership with the Worldwide Kids Company.
The Creche provides the children to grow & develop in a clean and hazard free environment, where they are provided with an access to education, nutritious food, medical care and assistance, a hygienic environment and a chance to participate in Community Events.
The sight of hundreds of creches from all over the world in the exhibit hall of the Fairmont Royal York hotel (Toronto, ON) created a rich spiritual experience for two hundred delegates attending the fifth annual convention (the first held in Canada) of the Friends of the Creche International Convention Nov.
This paper presents data gathered during field work in one early childhood care and education centre for under-two-year-old children (the Creche), that was part of a larger study investigating perceptions of young children's rights in early childhood settings (Te One, 2009).