childcare

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noun child·care \ˈchī(-ə)ld-ˌker\
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child care

Definition of childcare

  1. :  the care of children especially as a service while parents are working Erratic week-to-week work schedules make it nearly impossible to manage a personal budget or secure childcare. — David Dayen

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First Known Use of childcare

1896


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