- The definition of child care is an expression that refers to having someone responsible to watch your children for you.
An example of child care is a babysitter.
Children and teacher at a child-care center.
child-care definition by Webster's New World
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having to do with the care of children, specif., of preschool children whose parents are employed: a child-care center
child-care definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or providing care for children, especially preschoolers: a child-care center; child-care professionals.
- childˈcareˌ noun