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Definition of household noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

household

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhaʊshoʊld//
 
, NAmE//ˈhaʊsoʊld//
 
 
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 all the people living together in a house Most households now own at least one car. low-income/one-parent, etc. households the head of the household
household adjective [only before noun]
 
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household bills/chores/goods (= connected with looking after a house and the people living in it)