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English adjective: domestic

1. domestic of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

SamplesDomestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction.

Similarhome, interior, internal, municipal, national

See alsonational


2. domestic of or relating to the home

SamplesDomestic servant.
Domestic science.

3. domestic of or involving the home or family

SamplesDomestic worries.
Domestic happiness.
They share the domestic chores.
Everything sounded very peaceful and domestic.
An author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste.

Similardomesticated, home-loving, home-style, housewifely, husbandly



4. domestic converted or adapted to domestic use

SamplesDomestic animals.
Domesticated plants like maize.


Similartame, tamed

Antonymsuntamed, wild

5. domestic produced in a particular country

SamplesDomestic wine.
Domestic oil.


Antonymsforeign, strange

English noun: domestic

1. domestic (person) a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household

Synonymsdomestic help, house servant

Broader (hypernym)retainer, servant

Narrower (hyponym)amah, ayah, home help, housekeeper, housemaid, maid, maidservant, skivvy, slavey

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