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

  • noun Provision of daytime training, supervision, recreation, and often medical services for children of preschool age, for the disabled, or for the elderly.

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  • noun Daytime supervision, usually of children.

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

  • noun childcare during the day while parents work


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