preschool
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preschool(
pri
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skul
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el jardín de infancia
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The nearest preschool to us is five miles away.El jardín de infancia más cercano a nosotros queda a cinco millas.
b. el jardín de infantes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
How old was he when he started preschool?¿Qué edad tenía cuando empezó a ir al jardín de infantes?
c. el jardín de niños
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Can you take Maya to preschool tomorrow?¿Puedes llevar a Maya al jardín de niños mañana?
d. el parvulario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
90% of children in Chile attend a preschool.El 90% de los niños chilenos van a un parvulario.
e. el jardín infantil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Preschool is for children between 0 and 5 years old.El jardín de infantes es para niños de 0 a 5 años.
f. el kindergarten
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Preschool is a very important stage in a child's development.El kindergarten es una etapa muy importante en el desarrollo del niño.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (education)
a. preescolar
My parents believe that the government needs to make preschool education a priority.Mis papás creen que el gobierno debe priorizar la educación preescolar.
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preschool
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. preescolar
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preschool [ˈpriːˈskuːl]
adjective
preescolar
modifier
preschool education (n) educación (f) preescolar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "preschool"
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I went to preschool
fui al jardín de infancia
preschool teacher
el maestro de preescolar
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