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Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven.
Francis Thompson

Meaning of "nurseries" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NURSERIES

nurseries  [ˈnɜːsərɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NURSERIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nurseries 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 NURSERIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nursery

Nursery can refer to: Childcare ▪ Nursery, a room within the house designed for the care of a young child or children ▪ Nursery school, a daycare facility for preschool-age children ▪ Prison nursery, for imprisoned mothers with their young children Places ▪ Nursery, Texas, unincorporated community in Victoria County, Texas, United States ▪ Nursery, Karachi, a suburb of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan ▪ Nursery Site, RI-273, historic site in Westerly, Rhode Island, United States ▪ Nursery, British Columbia, a populated community in British Columbia MusicNursery Suite, by Edward Elgar ▪ The Nursery , by Modest Mussorgsky Science ▪ Plant nursery, a place where young plants or trees are raised ▪ Stellar nursery, cosmic dust cloud in which stars form ▪ Nursery habitat, where juveniles of a marine species occur Other ▪ Farm team, where sportspeople can gain experience before playing for a major team...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NURSERIES


bakeries
ˈbeɪkərɪz
boundaries
ˈbaʊndərɪz
canaries
kəˈneərɪz
caravansaries
ˌkærəˈvænsərɪz
cranberries
ˈkrænbərɪz
diaries
ˈdaɪərɪz
dictionaries
ˈdɪkʃənərɪz
fairies
ˈfeərɪz
glossaries
ˈɡlɒsərɪz
groceries
ˈɡrəʊsərɪz
memories
ˈmemərɪz
mysteries
ˈmɪstərɪz
necessaries
ˈnɛsɪsərɪz
queries
ˈkwɪərɪz
subsidiaries
səbˈsɪdɪərɪz
summaries
ˈsʌmərɪz
surgeries
ˈsɜːdʒərɪz
territories
ˈterətərɪz
varies
ˈveərɪz
victories
ˈvɪktərɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NURSERIES

nurse
nurse practitioner
nurse shark
nursehound
nurselike
nurseling
nursemaid
nurser
nursery
nursery cannon
nursery education
nursery nurse
nursery rhyme
nursery school
nursery slope
nursery slopes
nursery stakes
nurserymaid
nurseryman
nurserymen

WORDS THAT END LIKE NURSERIES

A series
accessories
arteries
batteries
breweries
cemeteries
deliveries
discoveries
fisheries
galleries
lotteries
masteries
miniseries
monasteries
perfumeries
refineries
sceneries
series
time series
wineries
World Series

Synonyms and antonyms of nurseries in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NURSERIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nurseries» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nurseries

Translation of «nurseries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NURSERIES

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

Translator English - Chinese

托儿所
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

viveros
570 millions of speakers

English

nurseries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नर्सरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دور الحضانة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

питомники
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

viveiros
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নার্সারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pépinières
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Taska
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kindergärten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

保育園
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

어린 이용
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nurseries
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vườn ươm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாற்றங்கால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नर्सरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fidanlıkları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vivai
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

żłobki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розплідники
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pepiniere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φυτώρια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kwekerye
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

plantskolor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

barnehager
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nurseries

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NURSERIES»

The term «nurseries» is very widely used and occupies the 21.824 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NURSERIES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nurseries» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nurseries» 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 nurseries

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5 QUOTES WITH «NURSERIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nurseries.
1
Robert Fortune
There are about a dozen of these gardens, more or less extensive, according to the business or wealth of the proprietor; but they are generally smaller than the smallest of our London nurseries.
2
Diana Quick
I buy most of my plants from nurseries outside London these days, but there is a man who mysteriously appears each February to sell plants from a derelict site in Market Road. I think he's Greek, but people say he comes from Essex. He vanishes at the end of May only to reappear in December as suddenly as he went.
3
Debby Ryan
I was raised to volunteer: nursing homes, clinics, church nurseries, school, everywhere that could use help. It's such an intrinsic part of me, to use my life to help improve the quality of others.
4
Brian Skerry
The Bahamas has mangrove nurseries, coral reefs, shallow sea grass beds, and deep oceanic trenches - all perfect ecosystems for sharks. Photographing multiple shark species in exquisite water was the assignment I had dreamed about from the start.
5
Francis Thompson
Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NURSERIES»

Discover the use of nurseries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nurseries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Barbarian Nurseries: A Novel
A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Boston Globe Best Fiction Book of 2011 The great panoramic social novel that Los Angeles deserves—a twenty-first century, West Coast Bonfire of the Vanities by the only writer qualified to capture ...
Héctor Tobar, 2011
2
Nurseries
Offers tips for decorating infant's nurseries including ideas on what types of color, fabric, themes, and materials to choose.
Cathy Nelson Price, 2000
3
Comparing Nurseries: Staff and Children in Italy, Spain and ...
This book examines 12 nurseries in three countries - how they are organized, who works in them, and which children attend them.
Professor Helen Penn, 1997
4
Sheridan Nurseries: One Hundred Years of People, Plans, and ...
The chronicles of the Dunington-Grubbs and the Stensson family form the basis for the incredible history of Sheridan Nurseries, enhanced by the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the many people who helped turn a dream into success.
Edward Butts, Karl Stensson, 2012
5
Organic and Compost-based Growing Media for Tree Seedling ...
World Bank Technical Paper No. 264.
Joan H. Miller, Norman Jones, 1995
6
Baby's Room: Ideas and Projects for Nurseries
An inspirational decorating guide for expectant parents offers easy-to-follow and inexpensive suggestions for every element of room layout, from furniture and fixtures to lighting, window treatments, themes, and baby-friendly storage ...
Jessica Strand, 2002
7
Integrated Pest Management for Floriculture and Nurseries
References, suppliers, and a comprehensive index make this book indispensable to growers, farm advisors, IPM scouts, pesticide applicators, pest control advisors, and students.
Steve H. Dreistadt, University of California (System). Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2001
8
Managing water in plant nurseries: a guide to irrigation, ...
A useful reference whether you are installing a new irrigation system or upgrading an existing one. The authors, from NSW Agriculture, Australia, have based this book on their experiences.
Chris Rolfe, William Yiasoumi, Edda Keskula, 2000
9
Decorating kid's rooms: nurseries to teen retreats
Provides advice on storage, color schemes and furniture
Linda Hallam, Catherine Hamrick, 1997
10
Nursery Management
An introduction to setting up and runnning profitable and efficient nursery businesses covering production, wholesale and retail nurseries at various scales of operation.
John Mason, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NURSERIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nurseries is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tory 30 hours' childcare pledge 'could put children at risk' as …
David Cameron's flagship free childcare pledge could put youngsters at risk of poorer care because he's starving nurseries of cash, experts ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Debate called on nurseries closure ruling
Coun Tony Williams, leader of the Conservatives on Blackpool Council, has 'called in' the decision to close the last two council run nurseries in ... «Blackpool Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Fears 'living wage' could lead to nurseries going bust
Shannon Hawkshead from the Pre-School Learning Alliance, which represents nurseries, is worried the extra costs could lead to nurseries ... «Eagle Radio, Jul 15»
4
Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River
"The current native plant yield at nurseries around L.A. is far below what will be needed for these types of River restoration projects, as well as ... «KCET, Jul 15»
5
David Barton: Churches Are Required to Hire Pedophiles to Run …
Then he uncorked a doozy by claiming that churches have to hire pedophiles who want to run church nurseries. Of course, this is ridiculous fear ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
6
Interactive product library features on new Wyevale Nurseries website
Wyevale Nurseries has officially launched its new interactive website to be in keeping with its new logo, company colours and restructure. «Horticulture Week, Jul 15»
7
Howard Nurseries resumes bagged bare-root iris sales
Unlike its traditional garden centre products, which consist of 9cm and two-litre containerised plants, Howard Nurseries' bagged irises are ... «Horticulture Week, Jul 15»
8
Provender Nurseries supplies BBC series 'The Instant Gardener'
Provender Nurseries has been appointed by celebrity gardener Danny Clarke and 12 Yard Productions to be the sole plant and sundries ... «Horticulture Week, Jul 15»
9
Healthy food at Toad Hall nurseries gains recognition
The Children's Food Trust is now checking the nurseries' forthcoming autumn and spring menus. Commenting on Toad Hall's seal of approval, ... «Nursery World, Jul 15»
10
Here's Why France Banned Monsanto Herbicide Roundup in …
Org reported that France had banned the “sale of Monsanto herbicide Roundup in nurseries” (3). The decision to ban Monsanto's Roundup ... «Top Secret Writers, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nurseries [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nurseries>. Apr 2020 ».
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