babysitting

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babysitting

  1. present participle of babysit

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babysitting (usually uncountable, plural babysittings)

  1. The work of a babysitter; the care of children in the temporary absence of their parents.
    • 2013, Stephen Dixon, 30 Pieces of a Novel, →ISBN:
      But some have no parents, or none to speak of, and are living with a grandmother or uncle or married sister or sister who's not married but has three tots of her own to look after, or this unruly student's helping her to take care of them with babysitting or a paying after-school job.

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Borrowed from English babysitting.

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babysitting c (singular definite babysittingen, not used in plural form)

  1. The care of children in the temporary absence of their parents, the work of a babysitter, babysitting.

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