Definition of homestay in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmsteɪ/


1A holiday or other period abroad spent staying in the home of a local family: my three-week homestay in southern Japan [as modifier]: a homestay programme
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  • Three of them were being taken good care by the homestay parents.
  • The difficulty in obtaining financial assistance was found to be particularly damaging for the growing "homestay" sector, according to the report.
  • Here in Christchurch, New Zealand, she is in her fourth homestay in a household where she is their thirteenth homestay student.
1.1chiefly Australian /NZ A private house offering accommodation to paying guests: we had a another relaxing swim and then returned to the homestay
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  • Getting into bed was the first problem at her homestay.
  • We took the remaining 3 pieces back to the homestay.
  • I figured I could probably handle making such a simple order, even in the really small kitchen in my homestay.

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