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household

noun

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those who live as a family in one house
  • a household that consists of a mom, two kids, and a grandmother

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household

adjective

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1 of or relating to a household or family
  • they spent the weekend at home, attending to household chores

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2 often observed or encountered
  • the dish became a household word because of the sudden popularity of the cuisine

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The first known use of household was in the 14th century

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“Household.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/household. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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