day-care center

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day-care center:

see day nurseryday nursery,
 day-care center,
or crèche
, institution for the care of the children of working parents. Originating in Europe in the late 18th and early 19th cent.
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based managing general agency that writes $40 million in coverage for day-care centers annually, sees property claims driving up loss ratios and premiums.
Shoji Takamizawa, one of the parents' lawyers, welcomed the settlement and said, ''I hope it will trigger improvements in the quality of unauthorized day-care centers in bad condition across the nation.
Media accounts of day-care centers tend to focus - misguidedly - on child abuse.
The truck stopped in front of a day-care center near 25th Street East and the passenger got out and ran.
The government has decided in principle to provide 15,000 more after-school day-care centers for elementary school children nationwide by fiscal 2004, using vacant classrooms in schools, government officials said Monday.
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Smoot has said she forgot to take the boys out of the vehicle when she arrived at the day-care center.
The horrifying attack on a Jewish day-care center in Los Angeles brings together the twin evils of gun violence and anti-Semitism.
The Los Angeles Citywide Planning Commission voted unanimously to allow the Verdugo Hills Family YMCA to add six classrooms, expand its day-care center and add a 17,036-square-foot gymnasium to its facility on Foothill Boulevard near Haines Canyon Avenue.
Construction of a school and a day-care center building; : The work will be divided into 3 Teilose, these include the execution of the work at the school (Lot 1) and carry out the work of the day-care center (Lot 2) and carry out the work of the grounds (Lot 3).
The two women met Saturday in Lancaster and went to the day-care center owned by the boys' foster mother.