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day care

noun
1.
supervised daytime care for preschool children, the elderly, or those with chronic disabilities, usually provided at a center outside the home.
Origin of day care
1940-1945
1940-45

day-care

[dey-kair] /ˈdeɪˌkɛər/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or providing day care:
day-care center; day-care program.
Origin
1960-65
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Word Origin and History for day care
n.

also daycare, day-care, 1964, from day + care (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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