Definition of 'household'
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It allows households and businesses to take risks as it erodes the real value of debts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is one of those households that feels to be in constant motion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Past government efforts to get households to increase spending have not worked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The royal household declined to comment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Students from the poorest households are six times less likely to get to Oxbridge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Residents live in households of a dozen people, each with their own kitchen and sitting room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Almost 60 % of the students come from homes where the household income of less than 25,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With their retro designs and simple lines Pure digital radios have been a fixture in many British households for more than a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Poor households have little to gain by limiting fertility. The Sun (2012)This affects companies as well as households. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The four then lived together in an extended family household. Sociology (1995)But lending to households and businesses is likely to remain very tight. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Many of the households have other issues with which they are grappling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She should be able to keep simple accounts so as to manage the household budget. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But who in their right mind would want to be a royal household servant? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Nearly one in five households had no one in work. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were also fed up with coming home nightly to household chores and a lack of holidays. The Sun (2010)The recovery so far has been driven by higher household spending rather than investment or net trade. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Can you guess the household names behind these other bellies? The Sun (2015)It is a happy household and the family have lots of good times together. Stammering in Young Children (1988) Businesses and households will be furious if there is fresh disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Many households will be appalled to learn these bills could have been smaller. The Sun (2016)But this is cold comfort to those struggling to manage tight household budgets. The Sun (2011)Nearly one in five households with computer access reported being affected by a virus in the previous year. The Sun (2006)You can lower the cost further by clubbing together with other households in your area to buy oil in bulk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)About half of all Americans live in a household that receives some government assistance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The difference is the huge squeeze on British households. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That applies to small and medium-sized firms as well as households. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The armed forces provide a number of part-timers to the royal household. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)It would give British households access to cheaper goods ranging from flights to food. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At such times, all that held the royal household together was its thin veneer of ceremony and exquisite manners. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)
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Translations for 'household'
British English: household /ˈhaʊsˌhəʊld/ NOUN
A household is all the people in a family or group who live together in a house.
I grew up in a large household, with three brothers and three sisters.
- American English: household
- Arabic: أَهلُ البَيْتُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: residentes
- Chinese: 家庭
- Croatian: domaćinstvo
- Czech: domácnost
- Danish: husholdning
- Dutch: huishouden
- European Spanish: hogar familiar
- Finnish: talous kotitalous
- French: ménage foyer
- German: Haushalt
- Greek: νοικοκυριό
- Italian: famiglia
- Japanese: 家族
- Korean: 가족
- Norwegian: husholdning
- Polish: gospodarstwo domowe
- European Portuguese: agregado familiar
- Romanian: gospodărie
- Russian: домочадцы
- Spanish: hogar familiar
- Swedish: hushåll
- Thai: ครอบครัว
- Turkish: hane halkı
- Ukrainian: родина
- Vietnamese: hộ gia đình
Definition of household from the Collins English Dictionary
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