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day care

day care (day·care)

day care (daycare)

pronunciation:
deI keIr
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part of speech: noun
definition: daytime care and supervision, in a home or day-care center, esp. for preschool children, or after-school or vacation care for older children, or supervised daytime care for elderly or disabled people.
derivation: day-care (adj.)
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