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home economics

the art and science of home management.
a college curriculum usually including studies in nutrition, the purchase, preparation, and service of food, interior design, clothing and textiles, child development, family relationships, and household economics.
Origin of home economics
An Americanism dating back to 1895-1900
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home economist, noun Unabridged
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home economics

(functioning as singular or pl) the study of diet, budgeting, child care, textiles, and other subjects concerned with running a home
Derived Forms
home economist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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