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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


Antonymsforeign

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


Attributedomesticity


Antonymsundomestic

4. domestic converted or adapted to domestic use


SamplesDomestic animals.
Domesticated plants like maize.


Synonymsdomesticated


Similartame, tamed


Antonymsuntamed, wild

5. domestic produced in a particular country


SamplesDomestic wine.
Domestic oil.


Similarnative


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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