Definition of child care in English:

child care

Syllabification: child care

noun

  • 1The action or skill of looking after children.
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    • What is it about men and their utter inability to cope with the normal minutia of child care?
    • The magazines can help a woman or man become a better parent by reading about child care.
    • While women may know most about child care and home hygiene, men may make budget decisions.
  • 1.1The care of children by a day-care center, babysitter, or other provider while parents are working.
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    • There is much confusion about the type of childcare services available to parents.
    • There are several different childcare options available to parents returning to work.
    • Many agree that the government needs to invest more in parental leave and quality childcare.

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