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nursery

Pronunciation: /ˈnɜːrsri; -səri; ˈnɜːsri; -səri/

Translation of nursery in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 (in house) cuarto (masculine) or habitación (feminine) de los niños
    Example sentences
    • It had a living room, a dining room, a nursery, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a huge kitchen fitted out like the galley of an old Cunarder.
    • There are two bedrooms on the ground floor and two upstairs but there is also an unusual room which could be changed into a nursery if an extra room was needed.
    • Stained glass panels carrying colourful images of cartoon characters are placed in nurseries and rooms assigned to children.
    1.2 (at workplace) guardería (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As a result of inadequate funding, more than 80 percent of the teachers and attendants in nurseries and kindergartens have received no training for the positions they fill.
    • Changes in higher education are only part of changes throughout an educational system and cannot be seen separately from strategies for nurseries, primary schools or vocational training.
    • There is a range of private and public nurseries, kindergartens, and play schools.
    1.3 (for plants) vivero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The nursery has expanded to include a tree nursery where saplings are grown on to maturity for sale.
    • It's resistant to humidity diseases, and is readily available at the specialist fruit tree nurseries.
    • These gardeners may make note of those plants they'd like to add to their personal landscapes and seek them out at nurseries or special plant sales.
    1.4 (breeding ground) semillero (masculine) a nursery for young talent un semillero de jóvenes talentos

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