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nursery school

Syllabification: nurs·er·y school

Definition of nursery school in English:

noun

A school for young children, mainly between the ages of three and five.
Example sentences
  • For this reason, he eliminated the terms nursery school, play school, and infant school.
  • Southway Nursery School in Bedford has become the first nursery school in the county to be awarded Beacon Status.
  • The hall is used for the monthly meetings of a physically disabled group of people and as a nursery school five days a week.

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