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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (before primary school)
a. preschool
Mi hermana está estudiando para ser maestra de nivel preescolar.My sister's studying to be a preschool level teacher.
b. nursery
Los niños preescolares deberían tener mucho tiempo de juego libre.Nursery children should have a lot of time for free play.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (education)
a. preschool
María trabaja en un preescolar Montessori.Maria works at a Montessori preschool.
b. kindergarten
En este preescolar los niños tienen clase de yoga.In this kindergarten, the kids have yoga class.
c. nursery school
Mis hijos van al preescolar que está a la vuelta de mi casa.My children go to the nursery school around the corner.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. preschool, nursery
educación preescolarnursery education
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. nursery school, kindergarten
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educación preescolar preschool education; nursery education
(escuela) nursery school; nursery
(niño) child of nursery school age
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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