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Pertaining to the house or home. A person employed by a household to perform various servient duties. Any household servant, such as a maid or butler. Relating to a place of birth, origin, or domicile.

That which is domestic is related to household uses. A domestic animal is one that is sufficiently tame to live with a family, such as a dog or cat, or one that can be used to contribute to a family's support, such as a cow, chicken, or horse. When something is domesticated, it is converted to domestic use, as in the case of a wild animal that is tamed.

Domestic relations are relationships between various family members, such as a Husband and Wife, that are regulated by Family Law.

A domestic corporation of a particular state is one that has been organized and chartered in that state as opposed to a foreign corporation, which has been incorporated in another state or territory. In tax law, a domestic corporation is one that has originated in any U.S. state or territory.

Domestic products are goods that are manufactured within a particular territory rather than imported from outside that territory.


(Household), adjective belonging to the house, domiciliary, family, home, homemaking, household, housekeeping, internal, pertaining to one's household, perraining to the family, pertaining to the home, relating to the family, relating to the home
Associated concepts: domestic animals, domestic duties, domestic employment, domestic fixtures, domestic purroses, domestic relations, domestic servants, domestic service, domestic status, domestic use


(Indigenous), adjective endemic, home, homemade, local, national, native, native grown, not forrign, not imported
Associated concepts: domestic commerce, domestic corpooation, domestic judgment
See also: internal, local, national, native, residential


slang expression for an incident of violence in the home between a man and a woman.
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Summary: At a time when more and more voices are being raised against the mistreatment of domestic workers in Lebanon, a new association has been formed to defend Lebanese families against allegations of abuse, while rejecting the notion that the housewife is always guilty.
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Text of the Convention concerning decent work for domestic workers.
24) The traditional status of the non-slave domestic worker was as a menial servant within the household.
The Asian Domestic Workers Network (ADWN), Tamil Nadu Domestic Worker Union -India, SEWA--Self Employed Women Association-India which organizes women workers in the informal economy in India, representing over one million members nationwide.
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This includes participation in policy drafting, awareness raising among the domestic workers about policies, the national bill and the placements agencies, workshops for labour department on the policies for domestic workers, demonstrations and rallies, networking, monthly meetings with government officials, monthly meetings with domestic workers, the publication of an information handout, forming groups of domestic workers across the country, quarterly training programs for domestic workers, and the forming of two trade unions

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