domestic help

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Noun1.domestic help - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the householddomestic help - 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
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pomocnice v domácnosti
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(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.
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?
Al-Rejaib, the Second Secretary of Kuwaiti Embassy in Vienna, pointed out that Kuwait is considered an importer of human resources for services and domestic help, noting that there are 600,000 workers in Kuwait which increases the percentage of crimes against all concerned parties.
JEDDAH: Many Saudi families are complaining that they are facing Ramadan this year without domestic help.
Children as young as 11- 14 years are placed in homes and are made to work as domestic help for 14- 16 hours a day.
2014, the City Council decided to organize domestic help from 1.
Amala brings domestic help under their sponsorship and makes separate agreements with prospective employers in the UAE, which marks a new mechanism in ensuring the safety and welfare of workers, the envoy said.
Matt Baker and Mel Giedroyc (above) also help Beverley Cox track down Kak, the domestic help who was mistreated by her family.
The children, who were absent from school for three months, were neglected by their mother after their bed-ridden father reportedly refused her request to get a domestic help for the family.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labour will enlist consulting firms to resolve issues with the recruitment of domestic help from Indonesia and the Philippines, a report said.
Muscat: A managerial level expatriate working in any of the top level private sector organisations in Oman can bring domestic help from abroad.
Their care workers are trained to the highest standards and the company provides care ranging from domestic help at home, to personal care, to specialist 24-hour High Dependency Care, for people needing either short or long term care packages.
I wonder whether Nasser, or maybe his family, employs domestic help, and if so, whether they pay a living wage and offer humane conditions.