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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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childminderchild‧min‧der /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪndə $ -ər/ noun [countable] British English  BOLOOK AFTER somebodysomeone who is paid to look after young children while their parents are at workchildminding noun [uncountable]
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childminderWhat was he supposed to be, a childminder?If you opt for a childminder, you should: Visit the house several times with your child.The potential saving compared to paying for a childminder can be considerable; more so for a nanny.The cost of a childminder averages £90 a week, with a nursery place around £110.Relatives remain the greatest source of carers for pre-school children; childminders account for 26 percent.I asked my childminder to do what I do when Laura is naughty.Will I be able to meet other childminders?Will he at least allow them the cost of paying childminders?Working to the future we hope to complete the mammoth registration task with childminders.
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