Definition of 'childminder'
Example sentences containing 'childminder'
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Tax credits will still only be used for formal care such as a nursery or childminder. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As a young mother trying to make ends meet as a cleaner and childminder, she had no inclination to join a civil rights organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I know one married woman who works long hours for a misogynist boss to pay a childminder she doesn't entirely trust. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are less costly forms of care, such as a childminder or a nursery, but no options are cheap. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now it is not financially viable for many of them who don't work nine-to-five because of the cost of a nanny or childminder. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many are forced to cut back on FOOD just to pay for a childminder while they go out to work, a survey has found. The Sun (2011)
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Used Rarely. childminder is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'childminder'
British English: childminder /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪndə/ NOUN
A childminder is someone whose job it is to look after children when the children's parents are away or are at work. Childminders usually work in their own homes.
- American English: nanny
- Arabic: جَلِيسُ الطِفْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: babá
- Chinese: 儿童保育员
- Croatian: pazitelj djece
- Czech: chůva
- Danish: dagplejemor
- Dutch: kinderoppas
- European Spanish: niñero
- Finnish: perhepäivähoitaja
- French: nounou
- German: Tagesmutter
- Greek: άτομο που προσέχει παιδιά
- Italian: bambinaia
- Japanese: チャイルドマインダー
- Korean: 보모
- Norwegian: barnevakt
- Polish: opiekunka do dziecka
- European Portuguese: baby-sitter
- Romanian: supraveghetor de copii
- Russian: няня, присматривающая за детьми у себя на дому
- Spanish: niñero
- Swedish: dagmamma
- Thai: คนดูแลเด็ก
- Turkish: çocuk bakıcısı
- Ukrainian: няня
- Vietnamese: người giữ trẻ
Definition of childminder from the Collins English Dictionary
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