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home economics

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The science and art of home management.

home economist n.

home economics

n
(Education) (functioning as singular or plural) the study of diet, budgeting, child care, textiles, and other subjects concerned with running a home
home economist n

home′ econom′ics


n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of nutrition, food, clothing, child development, family relationships, and household economics.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
home′ econ′omist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home economics - theory and practice of homemakinghome economics - theory and practice of homemaking  
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
Translations

home economics

neconomia domestica
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