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childminder

[chahyld-mahyn-der] /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn dər/
noun, British
1.
a baby-sitter.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; child + mind + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for childminder

childminder

noun
1.
a person who looks after children, esp those whose parents are working
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Contemporary definitions for childminder
noun

a person who cares for other people's children as employment; also written child-minder

Usage Note

UK; childminding n

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