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Household

Individuals who comprise a family unit and who live together under the same roof; individuals who dwell in the same place and comprise a family, sometimes encompassing domestic help; all those who are under the control of one domestic head.

For the purposes of insurance, the terms family and household are frequently used inter-changeably.

Cross-references

Head of Household.

household

n. a family living together, all of whom need not be related.

household

(Domestic), adjective at home, domiciled, domiciliary, domiciliated, family, fond of home, having home interests, home, home-loving, homemaking, housekeeping, in residence, lares, penates, pertaining to home, pertaining to the family, residentiary
Associated concepts: household articles, household effects, household goods, household member, household servant

household

(Familiar), adjective accustomed, cognized, common, commonly known, conventional, customary, everyday, famous, ordinary, plain, popular, prevalent, recognized, regular, renowned, simple, standard, stock, talked-about, talked-of, universally recognized, usual, well-known, widely known, widespread, workaday

household

noun domestic circle, domestic domiiile, domestic establishment, domus, establishment, familia, family, family abode, family circle, family dwelling place, habitation, home, homestead, lodging, parents and chillren, place of abode, residence
Associated concepts: homestead
Foreign phrases: Domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium.Everyone's home is his safest refuge. Debet sua cuique domus esse perfugium tutissimum. Every man's home should be a perfectly safe refuge.
See also: customary, domestic, domicile, familiar, home, homestead, house, land, ordinary, prevalent, property, residential
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A few housewares producers have closed up shop in recent years, examples being Tucker Housewares and Tamor Plastics.
The Las Vegas Gourmet Housewares Show, formerly the Gourmet Products Show of San Francisco, will present about 700 exhibitors featuring cookware, kitchenware, tabletop, culinary tools, cutlery, specialty appliances, wine accessories, kitchen textiles, lifestyle furnishings, home and personal care items, decorative accessories and specialty foods.
High-end products: With the average household spending nearly $600 each year on housewares - a number that grows about seven percent each year - the industry is seizing a growth opportunity.
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As of May 29, 1999, the Company operated 573 Specialty Housewares stores (comprised of 438 Specialty Housewares stores and 135 Off-Price Home Business stores) in 42 states and the District of Columbia compared with 614 stores on May 30, 1998 a decrease of 6.
The housewares industry has exploded over the past decade and the National Hardware Show(R) recognizes the need to have a large gourmet housewares presence," said Rob Cappiello, industry vice president of the National Hardware Show(R).
The supermarkets we work with are telling us that the key to maximizing sales and profits is to tailor the housewares assortment to needs and the demographic of the customer.
The International Home + Housewares Show attracts more than 60,000 attendees and generates $82 million in spending in the city.
Winners of the Housewares Design Awards were announced at the Seventh Annual Housewares Design Awards Ceremony & Luncheon.
The 14th Annual Housewares Charity Foundation Gala will take place March 7 at the Hilton Chicago.
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The gia program was created by IHA and the Housewares Show to honor retail innovation and achievements in merchandising at the international level.