Meaning of day care

day' care"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. supervised daytime care for preschool children, the elderly, or those with chronic disabilities, usually provided at a center outside the home.

day-care

Pronunciation: (dā'kâr"), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or providing day care: day-care center; day-care program.
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