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housekeeping

noun

: the work (such as cooking and cleaning) that is done in a house

: the things that must be done regularly to keep something working properly

Full Definition of HOUSEKEEPING

1
:  the management of a house and home affairs
2
:  the care and management of property and the provision of equipment and services (as for an industrial organization)
3
:  the routine tasks that must be done in order for a system to function or to function efficiently
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Examples of HOUSEKEEPING

  1. We took the computer offline to do some basic housekeeping.

First Known Use of HOUSEKEEPING

1550
HOUSEKEEPING Defined for Kids

housekeeping

noun house·keep·ing \ˈhas-ˌkē-piŋ\

Definition of HOUSEKEEPING for Kids

:  the care and management of a house or the rooms of a hotel

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