chore

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Related to House work: Household chores, homemaking

chore-

(word root) dance
Examples of words with the root chore-: choreography
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chore

 (chôr)
n.
1. A routine or minor duty or task. See Synonyms at task.
2. An unpleasant or burdensome task: What a chore it was cleaning out the garage.

[Variant of char.]
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chore

(tʃɔː)
n
1. a small routine task, esp a domestic one
2. an unpleasant task
[C19: variant of Middle English chare; related to char3]
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chore

(tʃɔr, tʃoʊr)

n.
1. a small or routine task.
2. chores, the everyday work around a house or farm.
3. a hard or unpleasant task.
[1375–1425; late Middle English char, char3]
syn: See task.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chore - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific feechore - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
duty - work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the duties of the job"
ball-breaker, ball-buster - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing; "Vietnam was a ball-breaker"
stint - an individual's prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
scut work - trivial, unrewarding, tedious, dirty, and disagreeable chores; "the hospital hired him to do scut work"
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chore

noun task, job, duty, burden, hassle (informal), fag (informal), errand, no picnic I find gardening a real chore.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

chore

noun
1. A piece of work that has been assigned:
2. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
Informal: job.
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Translations
عَمَلٌ بَيْتي
posluhovánípráce
kedelig pligt
taloustyö
mindennapi házimunka
雑務雑用
가사허드렛일
namų ruošanemalonus darbas
apnicīgs darbssīki mājas darbi
práca
hišno opravilo
günlük ev işi

chore

[tʃɔːʳ] Nfaena f, tarea f (pej) → tarea f rutinaria
to do the (household) choreshacer los quehaceres domésticos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chore

[ˈtʃɔːr] n
(= boring task) → corvée f
(= housework) the chores → les tâches fpl ménagères household chores
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chore

nlästige Pflicht; chores plHausarbeit f; to do the choresden Haushalt machen, die Hausarbeit erledigen
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chore

[tʃɔːʳ] nfaccenda (pej) → rottura
household chores → faccende fpl (domestiche)
to do the chores → sbrigare or fare le faccende
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

chore

(tʃoː) noun
a piece of housework or other hard or dull job.
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