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Definition of Household

Household

  1. Those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family.
  2. A line of ancestory; a race or house.
  3. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs.

Household Quotations

By liberating women from household work and helping to abolish professions such as domestic service, the washing machine and other household goods completely revolutionised the structure of society.
Ha-Joon Chang

My father left Nazi Germany a year after Dr. Kissinger, and so in my household he was very much an icon. He was a kind of immigrant success story, a refugee success story.
Eugene Jarecki

What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck. The attackers did not just physically cause the highest buildings in Manhattan to collapse; they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation.
Jurgen Habermas

I grew up in a household without a TV. We lived next door to a library for a while, and at one point, I checked out all the books in the fairy tale section. I remember the librarian's quiet smile as I'd bring back one stack and exchange it for another.
Victoria Hanley

The seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol.
Ai Weiwei
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Household Translations

household in German is Haushalt
household in Italian is governo della casa
household in Latin is familia
household in Norwegian is husstand
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