from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The provision of care for a child, especially a preschooler, by an institution or a person other than a parent or guardian.

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  • noun The act, practice, or occupation of supervising and taking care of young children.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a service involving care for other people's children


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