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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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Most American households do not have domestic help, so it is courteous to offer your help to your hosts.
Holding up a specially designed cleaning caddy, he said The Perfect Help trains domestic help to use colour-coded dusters, sponges, gloves and toothbrushes for different areas of the house: light blue for mirrors and glass, dark blue for general areas, green for kitchens and red for bathrooms.
The fee for expatriates to sponsor domestic workers in Dubai has been reduced to from AED5,000 to AED2,000 - matching the deposit Emiratis pay for sponsoring domestic help, Gulf News reported.
Although foreign domestic help is not as widespread in Egypt as it is in other neighboring countries, the local workers suffer poor working conditions, with no laws to protect them in case of abuse as they are not part of labor laws In Egypt.
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Stressing that such violence spans cultural and religious boundaries and political, social, and economic status, AI cites numerous examples from around the world: worldwide, 120 million women are subjected to brutal circumcision every year; in the United States, over 700,000 women are raped annually; in Bangladesh, 50 percent of all murders are of women by their partners; in South Africa, 147 women are raped every day; in Britain, there's a call for help every minute by victims of domestic violence; more than 2,000 women, mostly from former Soviet republics, are channeled annually through Cyprus and forced into prostitution in European and Arab countries; in Sri Lanka, domestic help are beaten and raped and then discarded.
To be confident that their enlisted aides will provide generals and admirals with the spiffiest service, reports Slate's Tom Anderson, the Pentagon is "enrolling some aides at the Starkey International Institute for Household Management, the country's premier school for domestic help.
Families spent an average of pounds 5,226 on rent or mortgage interest payments, bills, repairs and domestic help during 2000/01, up 22.
There has been a rise in waged domestic labor in Britain as more women return to work after childbirth and rely upon domestic help to allow them to d o so.
A small number of American diplomats or businessmen who are subject to international assignment and are temporarily reassigned to the United States are also permitted to bring in domestic help on a temporary B-1 visa.
Operating with a database of more than 5,000 domestic help professionals, Best Domestic provides child care service for such clients as Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Lynn Whitfield 24 hours a day, seven days a week.