nursery school


Definition of nursery school

: a school for children usually under five years old

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parents trying to find the right nursery school for their children

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This past week, New York magazine published a story detailing a vicious power struggle within Grace Church, an élite nursery school in Brooklyn Heights. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, "How a Novel Can Unmake the Myth of Meritocracy," 16 July 2019 According to the Secretary of State’s Office, Lara received $15,500 in contributions from Theresa DeBarbrie of Ocean City, N.J., who is described in campaign disclosures as an administrative coordinator at a nursery school in New York City. San Diego Union-Tribune, "State’s top insurance regulator accepted tens of thousands of dollars from industry executives, records show," 7 July 2019 From now on you’ll put ten percent of your profits every year toward building roads, sidewalks, nursery schools. . Francine Prose, Harper's magazine, "Down and Out in the Peloponnesus," 10 Apr. 2019 Diego's younger son, Filippo, now 15, attended the nursery school in the pale marble and glass building, which was designed by Della Valle's wife Barbara, an architect. Alessandra Ilari, Town & Country, "Captain Italia," 7 Aug. 2014 Princess Charlotte also got a mini photo shoot for her first day at nursery school in January this year. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "We Probably Won't See Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Back-To-School Photos This Year," 6 Sep. 2018 But by the early 1980s, times had changed, and William and Harry became the first generation of royals to attend a separate nursery school. Marcia Moody, Town & Country, "Here's What Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Royal Education Will Entail," 26 Aug. 2018 Princess Charlotte will start nursery school this fall. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "What to Expect From the British Royal Family in 2019," 27 Dec. 2018 During the same period, the index for child care and nursery school costs increased 196%. Harriet Torry, WSJ, "Strong Economy Draws Women into U.S. Labor Force," 20 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of nursery school

1835, in the meaning defined above

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: a school for very young children

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