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nursery nurse Line breaks: nur|sery nurse

Definition of nursery nurse in English:


A person trained to look after young children and babies in a nursery or crèche.
Example sentences
  • I came to York in 1954 to train as a nursery nurse at the Glen Nursery in Heworth and I've never known York without Les.
  • In her younger day she had trained as a nursery nurse and qualified to teach children with learning difficulties.
  • Amanda joined us in June 2002 as a qualified nursery nurse working in our baby unit.

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