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do·mes·tic

 (də-mĕs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the family or household: domestic chores.
2. Fond of home life and household affairs.
3. Tame or domesticated. Used of animals.
4. Of or relating to a country's internal affairs: domestic issues such as tax rates and highway construction.
5. Produced in or indigenous to a particular country: domestic oil; domestic wine.
n.
1. A household servant.
2. often domestics Household linens.
3. A product or substance discovered in, developed in, or exported from a particular country.

[Middle English, from Old French domestique, from Latin domesticus, from domus, house; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]

do·mes′ti·cal·ly adv.

domestic

(dəˈmɛstɪk)
adj
1. of or involving the home or family
2. enjoying or accustomed to home or family life
3. (Agriculture) (of an animal) bred or kept by man as a pet or for purposes such as the supply of food
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, produced in, or involving one's own country or a specific country: domestic and foreign affairs.
n
5. (Professions) a household servant
6. (Law) informal (esp in police use) an incident of violence in the home, esp between a man and a woman
[C16: from Old French domestique, from Latin domesticus belonging to the house, from domus house]
doˈmestically adv

do•mes•tic

(dəˈmɛs tɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the home, family, or household affairs.
2. devoted to home life.
3. tame; domesticated.
4. of or pertaining to one's own or a particular country as apart from other countries: domestic trade.
5. produced within one's own country; native.
n.
6. a household servant.
7. Usu., domestics. items produced in one's own country.
[1515–25; (< Middle French domestique) < Latin domesticus, derivative of domus house]
do•mes′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.domestic - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the householddomestic - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
ayah - (in India) a native nursemaid who looks after children
home help - a person hired to help in another's home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)
housekeeper - a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household
housemaid, maid, maidservant, amah - a female domestic
servant, retainer - a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
skivvy, slavey - a female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work
Adj.1.domestic - of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"
national - limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
foreign - of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office"
2.domestic - of or relating to the home; "domestic servant"; "domestic science"
3.domestic - of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
undomestic - not domestic or related to home; "had established herself in her career at the price of being so undomestic she didn't even know how to light the oven"
4.domestic - converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize"
tamed, tame - brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
5.domestic - produced in a particular country; "domestic wine"; "domestic oil"
native - characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad"

domestic

adjective
1. home, state, national, internal, interior, native, indigenous, not foreign sales in the domestic market
2. household, home, family, private, domiciliary a plan for sharing domestic chores She described their domestic life as 'normal'
3. home-loving, homely, housewifely, stay-at-home, domesticated She was kind and domestic.
noun
1. servant, help, maid, woman (informal), daily, char (informal), charwoman, daily help, maid-of-all-work She worked for 10 or 15 years as a domestic.

domestic

adjective
1. Of or relating to the family or household:
2. Trained or bred to live with and be of use to people:
3. Of, from, or within a country's own territory:
Translations
أَهْلي، عائِليبَيْتي، مَنْزِليداجِن، أَليفدَاخِلِيّمَحَلِّي، داخِلي
domácíochočenýrodinnýsoukromýtuzemský
indenrigs-tæmmettamfamilie-hjemlig
kotimainen
domaći
családiháziállat
heimilis-innanríkis-taminn, heimilis-
国内の
국내의
kraštonaminisnamųnamų darbininkasnamų pagalbininkas
ģimenes-iekš-iekšējaisiekšzemes-māj-
domačdružinskigospodinjskinotranji
inhemsk
ในประเทศ
aile hayatı ile ilgiliailesel/özel yaşamı ilgilendirenevcileve aitiçişleriyle ilgili
nội địa

domestic

[dəˈmestɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (= household) [activities, duty, life, animal] → doméstico; [fuel] → de uso doméstico; [harmony, quarrel] → familiar; [violence] → en el hogar
for domestic usepara uso doméstico
she does domestic work for a livingtrabaja como empleada del hogar or empleada doméstica
a scene of domestic blissuna escena de felicidad familiar or doméstica
2. (= home-loving) → casero, hogareño
3. (Econ, Pol) (= internal) [flight, industry, news, economy, politics] → nacional; [market, consumption, policy] → nacional, interior; [affairs, problems] → nacional, interno
B. Ndoméstico/a m/f, empleado/a m/f doméstico/a
C. CPD domestic appliance Naparato m doméstico, aparato m de uso doméstico
domestic help Nempleado/a m/f del hogar, empleado/a m/f doméstico/a
domestic science N (esp Brit) (Scol) → economía f doméstica, hogar m (Sp)
domestic science teacher N (esp Brit) (Scol) → profesor(a) m/f de economía doméstica, profesor(a) m/f de hogar (Sp)
domestic servant Nsirviente/a m/f, doméstico/a m/f
domestic service Nservicio m doméstico
to be in domestic servicetrabajar en el servicio doméstico
domestic staff N (in hospital, institution) → personal m de servicio; (in private household) → servicio m doméstico
domestic worker Nempleado/a m/f doméstico/a

domestic

[dəˈmɛstɪk] adj
[policy, affairs] → intérieur(e)
[flight] → intérieur(e)
a domestic flight → un vol intérieur
[news] → national(e)
(= household) → ménager/ère
[duty, happiness] → familial(e)
[animal] → domestiquedomestic abuse nviolences fpl domestiquesdomestic appliance nappareil m ménager

domestic

adj
(= household)häuslich; the domestic arrangementsdie häusliche Situation; domestic chores or dutiesHausarbeit f; his wife has always taken care of his domestic needsseine Frau hat zu Hause immer alles für ihn gemacht; everything of a domestic naturealles, was den Haushalt angeht; she was never very domestic, she was never a very domestic sort of personsie war nie ein sehr häuslicher Mensch; domestic activities or things take up a lot of timeder Haushalt nimmt viel Zeit in Anspruch; in the interests of domestic harmonyim Interesse des Familienfriedens; domestic blisshäusliches Glück; domestic quarrelEhekrach m; domestic appliancesHaushaltsgeräte pl; for domestic usefür den Hausgebrauch; domestic rubbish (Brit) or garbage (US) → Hausmüll m
(esp Pol, Comm: = within a country) consumption, production, spending, sales, demand etcinländisch, im Inland; currencyinländisch; problemsim Inland; newsaus dem Inland; issues, affairsinnenpolitisch; he was more interested in foreign affairs than in domestic affairser interessierte sich mehr für Außenpolitik als für Innenpolitik
n
(= servant)Hausangestellte(r) mf
(inf: = quarrel) → Ehekrach m

domestic

:
domestic cat
nHauskatze f
domestic dog
nHaushund m
domestic economy
n (Pol) → Binnenwirtschaft f
domestic flight
nInlandflug m
domestic fuel
nBrennstoff mfür private Haushalte

domestic

:
domestic market
n (Pol, Comm) → Binnenmarkt m
domestic policy, domestic politics
nInnenpolitik f
domestic rates
pl (Brit Econ, Hist) → Kommunalabgaben pl
domestic science
n (esp old Brit Sch) → Hauswirtschaftslehre f; domestic college/teacher (esp old Brit Sch) → Hauswirtschaftsschule f/-lehrer(in) m(f)
domestic servant
nHausangestellte(r) mf
domestic service
nArbeit fals Hausangestellte(r); to be in domesticals Hausangestellte(r) arbeiten
domestic staff
nHauspersonal nt
domestic supply
nHausanschluss m; they had no domestic of watersie hatten keinen Wasseranschluss im Haus
domestic violence
nGewalt fin der Familie; one in ten women is a victim of domesticeine von zehn Frauen ist Opfer häuslicher Gewalt or wird zu Hause misshandelt

domestic

[dəˈmɛstɪk]
1. adj
a. (industry, flight) → nazionale; (affairs, policy) → interno/a; (news) → dall'interno
b. (chores, duties, animal) → domestico/a
domestic bliss → le gioie della famiglia
domestic peace → pace in famiglia
to be in domestic service → essere a servizio
domestic servant → domestico/a
2. n (cleaner) → inserviente m/f

domestic

(dəˈmestik) adjective
1. of or in the house or home. a domestic servant; domestic utensils.
2. concerning one's private life or family. domestic problems.
3. (of animals) tame and living with or used by people.
4. not foreign. the Government's domestic policy.
doˈmesticated (-keitid) adjective
1. (of animals) accustomed to living near and being used by people. Cows and sheep have been domesticated for many thousands of years.
2. good at doing jobs associated with running a house. My husband has become very domesticated since I've been ill.
doˌmestiˈcation noun
domesticity (doumeˈstisəti) noun
(fondness for) home life.
domestic help
(a person paid to give) assistance with housework etc.

domestic

دَاخِلِيّ domácí indenrigs- häuslich εγχώριος doméstico, nacional kotimainen domestique domaći interno 国内の 국내의 binnenlands innenlands krajowy doméstico, nacional внутренний inhemsk ในประเทศ ülke içi nội địa 国内的

domestic

a. doméstico-a.

domestic

adj doméstico, casero
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On rushing in a body to the cellar, we discovered our beloved President prostrate upon the floor, having tripped and fallen while getting wood for domestic purposes.
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Each little family group had had its say and exchanged its domestic gossip earlier in the evening.
No, sir, thank Heaven we are not yet in such a strait that it can be said Munro is too much pressed to discharge the little domestic duties of his own family.
It was on the first of May, in the year 1769, that I resigned my domestic happiness for a time, and left my family and peaceable habitation on the Yadkin River, in North-Carolina, to wander through the wilderness of America, in quest of the country of Kentucke, in company with John Finley, John Stewart, Joseph Holden, James Monay, and William Cool.
It will be better in a day or two," he continued, casting a longing look towards the door--the first refuge of masculine weakness in an impending domestic emergency.
The lieutenant-governor, although his visit was one of the anticipated glories of the day, had alighted from his horse, and assisted his lady from her side-saddle, and crossed the Colonel's threshold, without other greeting than that of the principal domestic.
No aim that I have ever cherished would they recognise as laudable; no success of mine -- if my life, beyond its domestic scope, had ever been brightened by success -- would they deem otherwise than worthless, if not positively disgraceful.
It took little time to see that I could sound without forms of inquiry and without exciting remark any domestic complications.
Something of the salt sea yet lingered in old Bildad's language, heterogeneously mixed with Scriptural and domestic phrases.
High times, indeed, if unprincipled young rakes like him are to be permitted to invade the sanctity of domestic bliss; though do what the Bashaw will, he cannot keep the most notorious Lothario out of his bed; for, alas
He drew up two chairs near the kitchen stove, adding that Jurgis must excuse the disorder of the place, since at such a time one's domestic arrangements were upset.