1. Of or relating to the family or household: domestic chores.

2. Fond of home life and household affairs.

3. Tame or domesticated. Used of animals.

4. Of or relating to a countrys internal affairs: domestic issues such as tax rates and highway construction.

5. Produced in or indigenous to a particular country: domestic oil; domestic wine.


1. A household servant.

2. often domestics Household linens.

3. A product or substance discovered in, developed in, or exported from a particular country.

[Middle English, from Old French domestique, from Latin domesticus, from domus, house; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]

do·mes′ti·cal·ly adv.

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1. of or involving the home or family

2. enjoying or accustomed to home or family life

3. (Agriculture) (of an animal) bred or kept by man as a pet or for purposes such as the supply of food

4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, produced in, or involving ones own country or a specific country: domestic and foreign affairs.


5. (Professions) a household servant

6. (Law) informal (esp in police use) an incident of violence in the home, esp between a man and a woman

[C16: from Old French domestique, from Latin domesticus belonging to the house, from domus house]

doˈmestically adv

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(dəˈmɛs tɪk)


1. of or pertaining to the home, family, or household affairs.

2. devoted to home life.

3. tame; domesticated.

4. of or pertaining to ones own or a particular country as apart from other countries: domestic trade.

5. produced within ones own country; native.


6. a household servant.

7. Usu., domestics. items produced in ones own country.

[1515–25; (< Middle French domestique) < Latin domesticus, derivative of domus house]

do•mes′ti•cal•ly, adv.

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun1.domesticdomestic - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household

ayah - (in India) a native nursemaid who looks after children

home help - a person hired to help in anothers home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)

housekeeper - a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household

housemaid, maid, maidservant, amah - a female domestic

servant, retainer - a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

skivvy, slavey - a female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work

Adj.1.domestic - of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

national - limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; national interests; isolationism is a strictly national policy

foreign - of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); foreign trade; a foreign office

2.domestic - of or relating to the home; domestic servant; domestic science
3.domestic - of or involving the home or family; domestic worries; domestic happiness; they share the domestic chores; everything sounded very peaceful and domestic; an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste

undomestic - not domestic or related to home; had established herself in her career at the price of being so undomestic she didnt even know how to light the oven

4.domestic - converted or adapted to domestic use; domestic animals; domesticated plants like maize

tamed, tame - brought from wildness into a domesticated state; tame animals; fields of tame blueberries

5.domestic - produced in a particular country; domestic wine; domestic oil

native - characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; the native North American sugar maple; many native artists studied abroad

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1. Of or relating to the family or household:

2. Trained or bred to live with and be of use to people:

3. Of, from, or within a countrys own territory:

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أَهْلي، عائِليبَيْتي، مَنْزِليداجِن، أَليفدَاخِلِيّمَحَلِّي، داخِلي






heimilis-innanríkis-taminn, heimilis-



kraštonaminisnamųnamų darbininkasnamų pagalbininkas





aile hayatı ile ilgiliailesel/özel yaşamı ilgilendirenevcileve aitiçişleriyle ilgili

nội địa




3. (Econ, Pol) (= internal) [flight, industry, news, economy, politics] → nacional; [market, consumption, policy] → nacional, interior; [affairs, problems] → nacional, interno

B. Ndoméstico/a m/f, empleado/a m/f doméstico/a

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[dəˈmɛstɪk] adj

(= household) → ménager/ère

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domestic economy

n (Pol) → Binnenwirtschaft f



domestic policy, domestic politics

domestic science

n (esp old Brit Sch) → Hauswirtschaftslehre f; domestic college/teacher (esp old Brit Sch) → Hauswirtschaftsschule f/-lehrer(in) m(f)

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1. adj

a. (industry, flight) → nazionale; (affairs, policy) → interno/a; (news) → dallinterno

b. (chores, duties, animal) → domestico/a
domestic bliss → le gioie della famiglia
domestic peace → pace in famiglia
to be in domestic service → essere a servizio
domestic servant → domestico/a

Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(dəˈmestik) adjective

1. of or in the house or home. a domestic servant; domestic utensils.

2. concerning ones private life or family. domestic problems.

3. (of animals) tame and living with or used by people.

4. not foreign. the Governments domestic policy.

doˈmesticated (-keitid) adjective

1. (of animals) accustomed to living near and being used by people. Cows and sheep have been domesticated for many thousands of years.

2. good at doing jobs associated with running a house. My husband has become very domesticated since Ive been ill.

doˌmestiˈcation noundomesticity (doumeˈstisəti) noun

(fondness for) home life.

domestic help

(a person paid to give) assistance with housework etc.

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دَاخِلِيّ domácí indenrigs- häuslich εγχώριος doméstico, nacional kotimainen domestique domaći interno 国内の 국내의 binnenlands innenlands krajowy doméstico, nacional внутренний inhemsk ในประเทศ ülke içi nội địa 国内的

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English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


adj doméstico, casero

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