domestic

  • 1 domestic — do·mes·tic /də mes tik/ adj 1: of or relating to the household or family a domestic servant domestic relations see also family court 2: of, relating to, or originating within …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 domestic — do‧mes‧tic [dəˈmestɪk] adjective [only before a noun] 1. relating to the home or the family: • dramatic rises planned on domestic fuel bills 2. relating to the country you live in, rather than abroad: • The government hoped to halt the overall… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 domestic — DOMÉSTIC, Ă, domestici, ce, adj. 1. (Despre animale) Care trăieşte pe lângă casă, fiind folosit în anumite scopuri. 2. Care este legat de casă, de gospodărie, de familie, specific vieţii gospodăreşti; p. ext. intim, privat. – Din fr. domestique,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Domestic — Do*mes tic, a. [L. domesticus, fr. domus use: cf. F. domestique. See 1st {Dome}.] 1. Of or pertaining to one s house or home, or one s household or family; relating to home life; as, domestic concerns, life, duties, cares, happiness, worship,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Domestic — or domestique can refer to: A cycling domestique A domestic worker Domestic airport Domestic violence Domestic (band), a group with Trust in Trance Records Domestikos (English: the Domestic), a Byzantine title Domestic of the Schools, commander… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 domestic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to a home or family affairs or relations. 2) of or for use in the home. 3) fond of family life and running a home. 4) (of an animal) tame and kept by humans. 5) existing or occurring within a country; not foreign. ► NOUN… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 domestic — [dō mes′tik, dəmes′tik] adj. [ME < OFr domestique < L domesticus < domus: see DOME] 1. having to do with the home or housekeeping; of the house or family [domestic joys] 2. of one s own country or the country referred to 3. made or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Domestic — Do*mes tic, n. 1. One who lives in the family of an other, as hired household assistant; a house servant. [1913 Webster] The master labors and leads an anxious life, to secure plenty and ease to the domestic. V. Knox. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (Com.) …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 domestic — (adj.) early 15c., from M.Fr. domestique (14c.) and directly from L. domesticus belonging to the household, from domus house, from PIE *domo /*domu house, household (Cf. Skt. damah house; Avestan demana house; Gk. domos house, despotes …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 domestic — [adj1] household calm, devoted, domiciliary, family, home, homelike, homeloving, homely, indoor, pet, private, sedentary, settled, stay at home, subdued, submissive, tame, trained, tranquil; concept 542 Ant. business, industrial, office domestic… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 Domestic — Domestic, grobfadiger, baumwollener Hemdenstoff, mit Leinwandbindung und 27 Ketten und 25 Schußfäden auf 1 cm …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 domestic — do|mes|tic1 W2 [dəˈmestık] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: domestique, from Latin domesticus, from domus house ] 1.) relating to or happening in one particular country and not involving any other countries domestic market/economy/demand… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 domestic — [[t]dəme̱stɪk[/t]] ♦♦ domestics 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Domestic political activities, events, and situations happen or exist within one particular country. → See also gross domestic product ...over 100 domestic flights a day to 15 UK destinations.… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 domestic — 01. [Domestic] violence is a serious problem in many societies. 02. I usually drink [domestic] beers, but sometimes I ll have an imported one as a special treat. 03. Our airline has more than 100 [domestic] flights a day. 04. Police were called… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 domestic — I UK [dəˈmestɪk] / US adjective *** 1) a) [usually before noun] relating to people s homes and family life a cosy domestic scene domestic chores a programme that gives some insight into the domestic life of the Victorians b) [only before noun]… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 domestic — do|mes|tic1 [ də mestık ] adjective *** 1. ) usually before noun relating to people s homes and family life: a cozy domestic scene domestic chores a program that gives some insight into the domestic life of the Victorians a ) only before noun… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 domestic — 1 adjective 1 WITHIN ONE COUNTRY happening within a country and not involving any other countries: the domestic market | Domestic flights go from Terminal 1. 2 USED AT HOME used in the house or home: domestic appliance/equipment etc: Electricity… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 domestic — I n. A household servant II adj Pertaining, belonging, or relating to a home, a domicile, or to the place of birth, origin, creation, or transaction. As to domestic administrators domestic attachment domestic commerce dom …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 domestic — I n. A household servant II adj Pertaining, belonging, or relating to a home, a domicile, or to the place of birth, origin, creation, or transaction. As to domestic administrators domestic attachment domestic commerce dom …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 domestic — domestically, adv. /deuh mes tik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the home, the household, household affairs, or the family: domestic pleasures. 2. devoted to home life or household affairs. 3. tame; domesticated. 4. of or pertaining to one s own or …

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