Pronunciation: (hous'hōld", -ōld"), [key]
the people of a house collectively; a family including its servants.
1. of or pertaining to a household: household furniture.
2. for use in maintaining a home, esp. for use in cooking, cleaning, laundering, repairing, etc., in the home: a household bleach.
3. common or usual; ordinary.
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