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domestic

[duh-mes-tik] /dəˈmɛs tɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the home, the household, household affairs, or the family:
domestic pleasures.
2.
devoted to home life or household affairs.
3.
tame; domesticated.
4.
of or pertaining to one's own or a particular country as apart from other countries:
domestic trade.
5.
indigenous to or produced or made within one's own country; not foreign; native:
domestic goods.
noun
6.
a hired household servant.
7.
something produced or manufactured in one's own country.
8.
domestics, household items made of cloth, as sheets, towels, and tablecloths.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; < Latin domesticus, derivative of domus house (see dome); replacing domestique < Middle French
Related forms
domestically, adverb
antidomestic, adjective
antidomestically, adverb
nondomestic, adjective, noun
nondomestically, adverb
predomestic, adjective
predomestically, adverb
semidomestic, adjective
semidomestically, adverb
undomestic, adjective
undomestically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antidomestic

domestic

/dəˈmɛstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or involving the home or family
2.
enjoying or accustomed to home or family life
3.
(of an animal) bred or kept by man as a pet or for purposes such as the supply of food
4.
of, produced in, or involving one's own country or a specific country domestic and foreign affairs
noun
5.
a household servant
6.
(informal) (esp in police use) an incident of violence in the home, esp between a man and a woman
Derived Forms
domestically, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Old French domestique, from Latin domesticus belonging to the house, from domus house
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Word Origin and History for antidomestic
domestic
1520s, from M.Fr. domestique, from L. domesticus "belonging to the household," from domus "house," from PIE *domo-/*domu- "house, household" (cf. Skt. damah "house;" Avestan demana- "house;" Gk. domos "house," despotes "master, lord;" L. dominus "master of a household;" O.C.S. domu, Rus. dom "house;" Lith. dimstis "enclosed court, property;" O.E. timber "building, structure"), from *dem-/*dom- "build." The usual IE word for "house" (It., Sp. casa are from L. casa "cottage, hut;" Gmc. *hus is of obscure origin). The noun is 1530s. Domestics, originally "articles of home manufacture," is attested from 1620s. Related: Domestically. Domestic violence is attested from 19c. as "revolution and insurrection;" 1977 as "spouse abuse, violence in the home."
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