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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.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.domestically - with respect to the internal affairs of a government; "domestically, the president proposes a more moderate economic policy"
2.domestically - with respect to home or family; "the housewife bored us with her domestically limited conversation"


[dəʊˈmestɪkəlɪ] ADV
1. (= nationally) → nacionalmente
domestically and internationallynacional e internacionalmente
a domestically produced articleun artículo producido en el país
domestically produced goodsproductos mpl nacionales
2. (= in the home) he's not very domestically inclined (= not homely) → no es lo que se dice una persona muy casera; (= not keen on housework) → no le van mucho las tareas de la casa


(esp Pol, Comm) → inländisch; grown, producedim Inland; to be domestically ownedinländische/einen inländischen Besitzer haben; domestically and internationallyim In- und Ausland
(= in the home)im Haushalt; domestically inclinedhäuslich veranlagt
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