nursery school

noun

Definition of nursery school

: a school for children usually under five years old

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Examples of nursery school in a Sentence

parents trying to find the right nursery school for their children
Recent Examples on the Web What better way to optimize your home/office/gym/movie theater/nursery school than with the latest Frederic Malle scent to get his perfume gun treatment? Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, 27 Apr. 2021 The cost of child care and nursery school has risen at roughly twice the pace of inflation since 2000, according to the federal Consumer Price Index. Julia Carpenter, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2021 To celebrate his birthday, Kensington Palace released a new portrait of the little Prince on his first day at nursery school last week. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 22 Apr. 2021 On the morning of December 11, 2008, prominent New York attorney Ike Sorkin was at a nursery school in Washington, D.C., watching his granddaughter play. Geoff Colvin, Fortune, 10 Apr. 2021 Nicole had learned to read at nursery school and was prepared for kindergarten. Hessie Jones, Forbes, 10 Mar. 2021 The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed. Colleen Barry, Star Tribune, 6 Mar. 2021 Covid-19 has long been thought to be a worry for the old, not for the young among us, especially not elementary and nursery school age children. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 Berkeley Unified superintendent Brent Stephens released a statement Monday, acknowledging that a video of Meyer was filmed taking his daughter to nursery school. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of nursery school

1835, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jun 2021

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“Nursery school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nursery%20school. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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nursery school

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English Language Learners Definition of nursery school

: a school for very young children

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