ménage

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mé·nage

 (mā-näzh′)
n.
1. People living together as a unit; a household.
2. The management of a household.

[French, from Old French mesnage, alteration (influenced by maisnie, family) of manage, from maneir, to stay, from Latin manēre, to remain; see remain.]
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ménage

(meɪˈnɑːʒ; French menaʒ)
n
the persons of a household
[C17: from French, from Vulgar Latin mansiōnāticum (unattested) household; see mansion]
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mé•nage

or me•nage

(meɪˈnɑʒ)

n.
1. a domestic establishment; household.
2. housekeeping.
[1690–1700; < French; Old French mesnage < Vulgar Latin *mansiōnāticum. See mansion, -age]
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Ménage

 members of a household, 1297; members of a club or benefit society, 1829; staff or company of a theatre.
Example: ménage of the opera, 1746.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menage - a social unit living togethermenage - a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
broken home - a family in which the parents have separated or divorced
conjugal family, nuclear family - a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
extended family - a family consisting of the nuclear family and their blood relatives
foster family - the family of a fosterling
foster home - a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
menage a trois - household for three; an arrangement where a married couple and a lover of one of them live together while sharing sexual relations
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
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ménage

noun
A group of usually related people living together as a unit:
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Translations

ménage

[meˈnɑːʒ] Nhogar m
ménage à troistrio m amoroso, ménage à trois m
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ménage

nHaushalt m; ménage à troisDreiecksverhältnis nt
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menage

[meɪˈnɑːʒ] n (frm) → ménage m inv
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La nouvelle Miss Togo, elue apres des epreuves, notamment le defile en maillot de bain, en tenue de soiree, de danse traditionnelle, et de question-reponses, la plus eprouvee et determinante dans le choix de la plus belle fille du Togo qui devrait etre non seulement belle mais aussi intelligente et posseder une bonne culture generale.
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