prekindergarten

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noun, often attributive pre·kin·der·gar·ten \(ˈ)prē-ˈkin-də(r)-ˌgär-tən, -dən\

Definition of prekindergarten

  1. 1 :  nursery school

  2. 2 :  a class or program preceding kindergarten for children usually from three to four years old

Examples of prekindergarten in a sentence

  1. a single father with two children in prekindergarten

1902

First Known Use of prekindergarten

1902


PREKINDERGARTEN Defined for English Language Learners

prekindergarten

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noun, often attributive pre·kin·der·gar·ten \(ˈ)prē-ˈkin-də(r)-ˌgär-tən, -dən\

Definition of prekindergarten for English Language Learners

  • : a class or program that is for children who are usually three or four years old


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