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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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They also found that many of the households were characterized by continual changes in family composition due to new relationships, births, and deaths.
Therefore, a thorough evaluation of household lead hazards that incorporates the use of lead isotopes would not rely on this tool exclusively, but would consist of three elements: a) lead concentrations and loadings in the household environment; b) all isotopic ratios of those samples; and c) information about behavioral habits, as well as an evaluation of viable pathways of exposure to the child.
To see the impact of household's income, we are taking into consideration, the total income of the household earned by all adult members in the age cohort above 14 years.
Another woman, who had to be taken in a wheelchair down the hall to the dining room for every meal, walks with her walker to the dining table in the Household, a distance she can manage easily now.
Prospective respondents were informed that every member of the household 15 years of age or older would be interviewed about recent work experience, that the last names of household members were not necessary, and that information would be strictly confidential.
Spottiness should not be taken to mean paucity, and Woolgar's impressive and wide-ranging list of sources consulted demonstrates how challenging the historical study of the household can be.
The amount of life insurance purchased affects the amount of premiums paid, which affects the household's affordable living standard, which influences how much life insurance the household needs.
Economic developments in the United States have, in recent years, been favorable to growth in both spending and borrowing by the household sector and to strong growth in consumer lending by U.
If the arrangement does not qualify as a common-law marriage, but the state does not bar cohabitation, one taxpayer might be able to claim head-of-household status and claim the cohabitant and/or the children as dependents, provided the household test were met for the cohabitant and children and the dependency exemption tests were also met for the cohabitant; or, each cohabitant could file as single, and whichever parent passed the household test for each child would be allowed to claim the child as a dependent.
The household appliances market reflects the sale of six product sectors: refrigeration appliances (including fridges, freezers and fridge freezers), cooking appliances (including cookers, microwaves, ovens, cooker hoods, food processors and toasters), washing appliances (including washing machines, clothes dryers and washer-dryers), heaters (which include space heaters and water heaters), vacuum cleaners, and dishwashers.
This period also encompassed the downgrading of domestic work in which more tasks of "housewifery" fell to domestic servants, being abandoned by the mistress of the household who was expected to adopt a more managerial role.
household recency--how much time has passed since the household has been contacted, has purchased a policy or has increased a premium;