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pre·school

 (prē′sko͞ol′)
adj.
Of, relating to, intended for, or being the early years of childhood that precede the beginning of elementary school.
n. (prē′sko͞ol′)
A school for children who are not old enough to attend kindergarten; a nursery school.
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preschool

(priːˈskuːl) or

pre-school

adj
(Education)
a. (of a child) under the age at which compulsory education begins
b. (of services) for or relating to preschool children
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pre•school

(adj. ˈpriˈskul; n. ˈpriˌskul)

adj.
1. of, for, or concerning a child between infancy and kindergarten age.
n.
2. a school or nursery for preschool children.
[1920–25]
pre′school′er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preschool - an educational institution for children too young for elementary schoolpreschool - an educational institution for children too young for elementary school
educational institution - an institution dedicated to education
kindergarten - a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school
nursery school - a small preschool for small children
play group, playschool - a small informal nursery group meeting for half-day sessions
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Translations
předškolní
óvoda

preschool

[ˈpriːˈskuːl]
A. ADJpreescolar
B. CPD preschool education Neducación f preescolar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

preschool

adj attrvorschulisch; a child of preschool ageein Kind ntim Vorschulalter; preschool childrenKinder plim Vorschulalter; preschool educationVorschulerziehung f; preschool yearsVorschuljahre pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

preschool

[ˈpriːˌskuːl] adj (child) → in età prescolastica; (age) → prescolastico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

preschool

n guardería or escuela infantil, jardín m de infancia, jardín de niños (Mex)
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San Jose del Monte - preschool and kindergarten (public and private)
Since December 2017, Shahnoza Mirziyoyeva has served as Vice Chief of the Preschool Education Institutions and Strategic Development Department at the Ministry of Preschool Education.
Preschool classes for the 2019-2020 school year will be held from September 3 through May 19.
The preschool will open its doors to children on September 1, 2019.
Currently, most Palestinian children do not go to preschool due to a lack of facilities.
She was fully supported by then Mayor Vilma Santos-Recto who spent for the training and materials of 15 day care Pagsasarili Preschool teachers.
Due to filling of the capacities in 2017/2018, a total of 2,777 children were not admitted to preschool institutions, and the total number of employees in these institutions is 3,666 and is 5 percent higher than the previous school year.
The purpose of the event was to debate on how international best practices in the area of preschool infrastructure could be considered for Uzbekistan's context.
[ClickPress, Tue Jul 10 2018] Preschool is the place where kids can develop and grow while playing, listening and reading.
HONG KONG, Feb 21, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - China First Capital Group Limited ("CFCG"; HKEx:1269) entered into a Joint Venture agreement on 15 February 2018 with Singapore's MindChamps PreSchool Limited ("MindChamps PreSchool") to establish a China Preschool Fund (the "Fund"), with its investment objective of establishing and acquiring preschools in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC").