Definition of Preschool

1. Noun. An educational institution for children too young for elementary school.

Generic synonyms: Educational Institution
Specialized synonyms: Kindergarten, Nursery School, Play Group, Playschool



Definition of Preschool

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to early childhood, especially to those years before attendance at primary school ¹

2. Noun. A nursery school ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To provide nursery school education for. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To undergo nursery school education. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preschool

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Preschool

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preschool (current term)
preschooled
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Literary usage of Preschool

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Urban Schools: The Challenge of Location and Poverty by Laura Lippman, Shelley Burns, Edith K. McArthur (1996)
"Given the importance of preschool and early childhood programs, were students across all locations and poverty concentrations equally likely to have ..."

2. Oecd Economic Surveys: Mexico (2005)
"preschool education is being generalised, with the 3 grades of preschool ... Studies have shown that preschool is a way to ensure that, regardless of their ..."

3. Assessing Psychopathology and Behavior Problems in Persons With Mental (1994)
"Age Range: preschool children aged 3 to 6 years. ... Limitations/Exclusions: Children not in preschool; not suitable for raters other than teachers. ..."

4. Prevention of Youth Violence: A Framework for Community Action by Mary Ann Fenley (1993)
"preschool Programs Such as Head Start Project Head Start is designed to help children of low-income families develop a greater degree of social competence ..."

5. Hispanics and the Future of America by Marta Tienda, Faith Mitchell (2006)
"Increasingly, scholars have pointed to the importance of having children attend preschool, arguing that it produces persistent gains on achievement tests ..."

6. Characteristics of Childrens Early Care and Education Programs: Data from edited by Sandra L. Hofferth (1999)
"... difference in the odds that the primary arrangement of a preschool child under 6 years old was a Head Start program versus another center-based program, ..."

7. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"We shall now turn to reading and writing activities for preschool and kindergarten. Note, as you read, how these are fashioned to develop children's ..."

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