prekindergarten

noun, often attributive pre·kin·der·gar·ten \ (ˈ)prē-ˈkin-dər-ˌgär-tᵊn , -ˈkin-də- , -dᵊn \
|Updated on: 5 Aug 2018

Definition of prekindergarten

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

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First Known Use of prekindergarten

1902

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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