Nursery vs. Playgroup

Nursery vs. Playgroup — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Nursery and Playgroup

Nurserynoun

A room or area in a household set apart for the use of children.

Playgroupnoun

A group of children who meet together for supervised play.

Nurserynoun

A place for the temporary care of children in the absence of their parents.

Playgroupnoun

A group of gamers who meet together, especially for role-playing games.

Nurserynoun

A nursery school.

Nurserynoun

A place where plants are grown for sale, transplanting, or experimentation.

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Nurserynoun

A place in which something is produced, fostered, or developed.

Nurserynoun

(countable) A place where breastfeeding]] or the raising of children is carried on.

Nurserynoun

(by extension) Especially in European countries: a room or area in a household set apart for the care of children.

Nurserynoun

A place where the pre-school children of working parents are supervised during the day; a crèche, a daycare centre.

Nurserynoun

A play]] at the same time.

Nurserynoun

(Philippines) The first year of pre-school.

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Nurserynoun

A place where anything is fostered and growth promoted.

Nurserynoun

A place where animals breed, or where young animals are naturally or artificially reared (for example, on a farm).

Nurserynoun

(horticulture) A place where young shrubs, trees, vines, etc., are cultivated for transplanting, or (more generally) made available for public sale, a garden centre; also (obsolete) a plantation of young trees.

Nurserynoun

(sports) A club or team for developing the skills of young players.

Nurserynoun

(countable) Something which educates and nurtures.

Commerce is the nursery of seamen.

Nurserynoun

Someone or something that is nursed; a nursling.

Nurserynoun

The act of nursing or rearing.

Nurserynoun

a child's room for a baby

Nurserynoun

a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions