breadwinning
noun see breadwinner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • breadwinning — noun The earning of a households primary income. And the key issues that both batterers and battered women identify as triggers to battering are mens successes in breadwinning and the bedroom – the two Bs. See Also: breadwinner …   Wiktionary

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  • breadwinning — n. act of supporting financially (usually a family) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breadwinning — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the gaining of a livelihood …   Useful english dictionary

  • breadwinner — breadwinning, n., adj. /bred win euhr/, n. a person who earns a livelihood, esp. one who also supports dependents. [1810 20; BREAD + WINNER] * * * …   Universalium

  • breadwinner — noun Date: 1771 1. a means (as a tool or craft) of livelihood 2. a member of a family whose wages supply its livelihood • breadwinning noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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