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preschool

pre·school • adj. / ˈprēˈskoōl/ of or relating to the time before a child is old enough to go to elementary school: a preschool play group. ∎  (of a child) under the age at which compulsory schooling begins. • n. / ˈprēˌskoōl/ a nursery school: she goes to preschool. DERIVATIVES: pre·school·er n.

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nursery school

nurs·er·y school • n. a school for young children, mainly between the ages of three and five.

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