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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
References in classic literature ?
For what could Hetty have been but a servant elsewhere, if her uncle had not taken her in and brought her up as a domestic help to her aunt, whose health since the birth of Totty had not been equal to more positive labour than the superintendence of servants and children?
The resolution envisages setting up of a public prosecution and specialised judicial circuits at every Court of First Instance to handle cases related to domestic helps.
Many in this class of workers end up working as domestic helps for the nationals.
But to tell the truth, I am quite surprised to learn that not all domestic helps are actually getting weekly rest day and annual vacation.
The police suspect an insider's role in the case and are interrogating the victim's domestic helps and drivers.
Officials, meanwhile, said Saudi Arabia is planning to recruit domestic helps from Nepal to meet growing needs but the Himalayan country insists that Riyadh should sign two separate agreements for maids and other workers.
Officials, meanwhile, said Saudi Arabia is planning to recruit domestic helps from Nepal but the country insists that Riyadh should sign two separate agreements for maids and other workers, the report said.
The new landmark pact is intended at smoothening process while hiring people from the island nation and to ascertain safety to all people currently working as domestic helps in Saudi Arabia.
Learning from the ongoing India-US tensions over the visa fraud case against former Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade, India's External Affairs ministry has decided to change the status of domestic helps who go to the US with Indian diplomats.
Mumbai: The YashwantraoChavan Maharashtra Open University has decided to launch a one-year diploma course for domestic helps from July 15.
These domestic helps are here just like slaves of the eighteenth century.
Now, even domestic helps have started asking for washing machines otherwise they intend to charge extra money.