homemaking

[hohm-mey-king]
noun
1.
the establishment or management of a home; duties of a homemaker.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to the management of a home: homemaking tasks.

Origin:
1885–90; home + making

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homemaker (ˈhəʊmˌmeɪkə)
 
n
1.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) a person, esp a housewife, who manages a home
2.  (US), (Canadian) a social worker who manages a household during the incapacity of the housewife
 
'homemaking
 
n, —adj

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Example sentences
Once here, in the early days, the wives had little besides frugal homemaking to occupy the endless hours they spent alone.
Services may include medical and/or psychiatric support services, homemaking and financial management services.
Homemaking differs from employment as a domestic, maid, or housekeeper.
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