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homemaking

[hohm-mey-king] /ˈhoʊmˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
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
1885-1890
1885-90; home + making
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  • 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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