English version

childcare

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchildcarechild‧care /ˈtʃaɪldkeə $ -ker/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PEWan arrangement in which someone who is trained to look after children cares for them while the parents are at work 🔊 People earning low wages will find it difficult to pay for childcare. 🔊 I think more women would work if there were better childcare facilities.
Examples from the Corpus
childcareAnother frequent response is that additional, affordable childcare facilities are required.This money would be used to provide education, job-training assistance, childcare and program administration beginning later this year.His announcement at the annual conference of the Association of Children's Reporters in Peebles received an immediate welcome from childcare agencies.Chodorow hypothesizes that male involvement in childcare would change these patterns.They all do exams, even if this is only the one in childcare.This is true particularly in regard to the financial burden of childcare, a subject I treat throughout this book.And we will act where a push by government is needed to stimulate the provision of childcare.How much does it cost an employer to provide childcare facilities and what is the cheapest option?childcare facilitiesAnother frequent response is that additional, affordable childcare facilities are required.Employers who do not offer career breaks and childcare facilities may find themselves passed over in favour of employers who do.The building of new public housing has all but stopped education and childcare facilities are crumbling.The University Childcare Officer is also able to provide information about other childcare facilities in the local area.Women entering the workforce, poor childcare facilities, marrying too late, all are blamed.How much does it cost an employer to provide childcare facilities and what is the cheapest option?The Act requires childcare facilities to be registered to ensure that standards are maintained throughout the country.
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