Definition of household in English:


Syllabification: house·hold
Pronunciation: /ˈhousˌ(h)ōld


  • A house and its occupants regarded as a unit: the whole household was asleep ten percent of households had a television [as modifier]: household appliances
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    • The lack of availability is cited by less than ten per cent of non-wired households.
    • All of these can be measured at the unit of the individual, or the whole household.
    • When one of us is labouring over a difficult job it affects the whole household.
    family, house, occupants, residents, ménage; clan, tribe
    informal brood

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