plural of nursery
as in centers
a place or environment that favors the development of something ancient Greece is often cited as the nursery of democracy

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as in preschools
a school for children who are generally less than five years old are asking parents not to bring their children to the nursery if they have the flu virus

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“Nurseries.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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