Definition of play centre in English:

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play centre


1A place separate from school where children can play under supervision.
Example sentences
  • Now she is retiring after her time as a primary helper, clerical assistant, mid-day meal supervisor and final head of the play centre.
  • Since it opened on October 23, hundreds of York children have climbed, slid, tunnelled and danced in the fully-equipped play centre, which caters for kids aged from nought to 12 years.
  • The house, formerly part of the Greenham family estate, was sold to the London Borough of Hounslow, and approximately 30 years ago part of the home was transformed into a play centre.
1.1chiefly NZ A preschool playgroup.
Example sentences
  • The suggestion of a Play Centre for Tiki Tiki was first discussed by the members of the Maori Women's Welfare League.
  • Our Play centre is multicultural and recognizes the cultures of all our families.

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