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homemaking

[ hohm-mey-king ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌmeɪ kɪŋ /
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noun

the establishment or management of a home; duties of a homemaker.

adjective

of or relating to the management of a home: homemaking tasks.

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Origin of homemaking

First recorded in 1885–90; home + making
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