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housework

[hous-wurk] /ˈhaʊsˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
the work of cleaning, cooking, etc., to be done in housekeeping.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; house + work
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  • Mothers in relationships still perform roughly twice as much childcare and housework as their partners, for instance.
  • Throughout these pages she does an astonishing amount of housework.
  • One point was that the mothers get more time to spend with their children by doing less housework and cooking.
British Dictionary definitions for housework

housework

/ˈhaʊsˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
the work of running a home, such as cleaning, cooking, etc
Derived Forms
houseworker, noun
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