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Please, could you tell me which is more correct in UK?


pre-school OR preschool


pre-school students OR preschool students


pre-schoolers OR preschoolers


Thank you.

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Azzziulin UK?

in the UK?


It's generally known as nursery https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preschool#United_Kingdom

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Thank you for answering.


But my question is about the correct way to write those 3 words in English in the UK.

Because I have seen it writen with the hyphen and without the hyphen.

Which is correct, please?

You don't need the hyphen. "Preschooler" is okay. "Preschool children" is also okay, but "preschool students" doesn't really work for me.

Thank you very much teechr!

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Azzziul

Thank you for answering.


But my question is about the correct way to write those 3 words in English in the UK.

Because I have seen it writen with the hyphen and without the hyphen.

Which is correct, please?

With or without a hyphen, it seems to be a term that is mainly used in the USA. In the UK I am only familiar with hearing of nursery children.

anonymousWith or without a hyphen, it seems to be a term that is mainly used in the USA. In the UK, I am only familiar with hearing of nursery children.

I disagree. In the Oxford Dictionary it is not marked as being mainly AmE. Also, take a look at the ngram below which only shows results from BrE.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/preschool

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=preschool+children%2C+nursery+children&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=18&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cpreschool%20children%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Cnursery%20children%3B%2Cc0

Thanks again for your help.

But I have seen it referred to online in several UK English documents. Both with the hyphen and without the hyphen.

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Thanks again teechr.

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