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Meaning of "childminding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHILDMINDING

childminding  [ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHILDMINDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Childminding is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHILDMINDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Child care

Child care is the caring for and supervision of a child or children, usually from age six weeks to age thirteen. Child care is the action or skill of looking after children by a day-care centre, babysitter, or other providers. Child care is a broad topic covering a wide spectrum of contexts, activities, social and cultural conventions, and institutions. The majority of child care institutions that are available require that child care providers have extensive training in first aid and are CPR certified. In addition, background checks, drug testing, and reference verification are normally a requirement. Child care can cost up to $15,000 for one year in the United States. The average annual cost of full-time care for an infant in center-based care ranges from $4,863 in Mississippi to $16,430 in Massachusetts. Approximately six out of every ten children, or almost 12 million children, age five and younger, are being jointly cared for by parents and early childhood educators, relatives, or other child-care providers.

Definition of childminding in the English dictionary

The definition of childminding in the dictionary is the activity or profession of looking after other people's children.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHILDMINDING


baby-minding
ˈbeɪbɪ ˈmaɪndɪŋ
binding
ˈbaɪndɪŋ
blinding
ˈblaɪndɪŋ
bookbinding
ˈbʊkbaɪndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
grinding
ˈɡraɪndɪŋ
multiplepoinding
ˌmʌltɪpəlˈpɪndɪŋ
nonbinding
ˌnɒnˈbaɪndɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pathfinding
ˈpæθˌfaɪndɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
rangefinding
ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndɪŋ
rewinding
riːˈwaɪndɪŋ
spellbinding
ˈspelbaɪndɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
surrounding
səˈraʊndɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
winding
ˈwaɪndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHILDMINDING

childermas
Childers
childhood
childhood sweetheart
childish
childishly
childishness
childless
childlessness
childlike
childlikeness
Childline
childly
childminder
childness
childproof
children
children´s home
Children´s Panel
childrenswear

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHILDMINDING

according
ascending
astounding
bonding
branding
commanding
defending
demanding
descending
expanding
founding
funding
grounding
landing
lending
long-standing
mending
notwithstanding
pounding
sounding
vending

Synonyms and antonyms of childminding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «childminding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHILDMINDING

Find out the translation of childminding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of childminding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «childminding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

保姆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuidado de los niños
570 millions of speakers

English

childminding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

childminding
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رعاية الأطفال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

присмотр за детьми
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

babysitting
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চাইল্ডমাইন্ডিং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

garde d´enfants
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengsan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kinderbetreuung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

、ベビーシッタ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

탁아모
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngguyu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

childminding
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

childminding
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बालमित्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çocuk bakım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

custodia dei bambini
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Opieka nad dziećmi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

догляд за дітьми
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

babysitting
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φύλαξης παιδιών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

babysit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

barnpassning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

barnepass
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of childminding

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHILDMINDING»

The term «childminding» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.964 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHILDMINDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «childminding» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «childminding» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about childminding

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHILDMINDING»

Discover the use of childminding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to childminding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Childminding: A Guide to Good Practice
Officially endorsed by the NCMA, this book contains numerous case studies that place child-care theory in a realistic context, allowing students to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life childminding situations.
Christine Hobart, Jill Frankel, 2003
2
Childminding: A Coursebook for the CACHE Certificate in ...
Designed for the CACHE Certificate in Childminding Practice Level 3, this text covers the topics of: routines for children; play activities in the home; managing behaviour; and keeping children safe.
Sheila Riddall-Leech, 2002
3
Family Day Care: International Perspectives on Policy, ...
The traditional route into childminding has been due to women wanting to remain at home to care for their own children while earning an income - what I refer to as the 'maternal care' pattern. Once children are three they attend ecoles ...
Ann Mooney, June Statham, 2003
4
Good Practice in Childminding: A Handbook for the Diploma in ...
Written by expert authors, this essential series places emphasis on good professional practice." --publishers website series description.
Christine Hobart, Jill Frankel, Miranda Walker, 2009
5
Who Cares?: Childminding in the 1990s
This report looks at childminding as an occupation, and in particular at: the place of childminding within the overall provision of childcare for children with employed parents; the education and employment histories of childminders, ...
‎2001
6
Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care
Childminding refers to the practice of childminders being paid to care for children who are not their own, in the childminders home on a regular basis for more than two hours a day. Childminding And Home Childcarers 18 Childminding is ...
Cathy Nutbrown, 2011
7
Welfare States and Working Mothers: The Scandinavian Experience
In the Norwegian literature, private childminding has until recently not usually been regarded as 'employment', 'occupational activity' or as 'work' (Leira 1979; Sverdrup 1984b). Considered as 'employment', childminding appears as ...
Arnlaug Leira, 1992
8
Good Practice in Caring for Young Children with Special Needs
torate and comply with the National Standards for Childminding. Many child- minders belong to a childminding network (a group of registered childminders all living in the same area, assessed and monitored by a network co-ordinator).
Angela Dare, Margaret O'Donovan, 2002
9
Childminding: A Step-by-step Guide
This core text provides a basic and colourful introduction to the subject of childminding, providing the right level of practical detail, including check lists, helpful hints boxes, and full colour photographs throughout.
Jackie Harding, Liz Meldon-Smith, 2003
10
National Childminding Association
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The National Childminding Association (NCMA) is a charity and membership organisation based in London.
Lambert M Surhone, Mariam T Tennoe, Susan F Henssonow, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHILDMINDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term childminding is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Childminding cost with child at playschool
Hi, We live in a small town in a rural area. I currently have a 24 year old minding my children in her own home. She minds them from 8:50 til ... «School Days, Jul 15»
2
Chilminding rate
I am childminding at the moment fully trained by local County childcare Committee. What are the usual rates for childminding these day 9 hour ... «School Days, Jul 15»
3
Childminding business has its registration suspended following …
A Boston childminding business has had its registration suspended following concerns 'children could be exposed to risk of harm'. «Boston Standard, Jul 15»
4
Alfie, 7, vows to beat the bullies – and raise money for Great Ormond …
His mum, Hannah, 34, who runs a childminding business, said: "Alfie's a chunky lad and was blessed with my genes unfortunately. «Ely News, Jun 15»
5
A few questions on childminding
I am hoping to start up my own childminding business in my home this autumn. I am interested to know a few things I hope you can help me ... «School Days, Jun 15»
6
Why Cornish village St Mawes is the new St Tropez
Concierge services available include private chef, readymade meals, childminding, in-house spa treatments by qualified therapists, internet ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
7
Murrow celebrates outstanding Ofsted
Wisbech childminder Wendy Moore, of Wee Inspirations Childminding Services, is also celebrating after receiving oustanding gradings from ... «Fenland Citizen, Jun 15»
8
Wedding couple to have over 100 bridesmaids and page boys
“There are three big events coming up for us really, my 50th birthday, our 25th anniversary and I'm retiring from my childminding, so we just ... «LoughboroughEcho.net, Jun 15»
9
Harvest target for rail deal extension
Page 11: Principals have accused some parents of trying to “handball” their children to a free childminding service by dropping them off at ... «Business News, Jun 15»
10
UK neuropathologist rejects theory of shaken baby syndrome
Earlier, a Garda handwriting expert told the trial he could not say when entries in a childminding diary were altered. Det Garda John Leonard ... «Irish Times, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Childminding [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/childminding>. Jun 2021 ».
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