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Definition of home economics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

home economics

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhəʊm ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhoʊm ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪks//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌhəʊm ˌekəˈnɒmɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhoʊm ˌekəˈnɑːmɪks//
 
[uncountable] Subjects and courses
 
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cooking and other skills needed at home, taught as a subject in school See related entries: Subjects and courses
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: home economics