household


household
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noun
ADJECTIVE
average

The average household spends more on housing than on food.

domestic, private, etc.
rural, urban
poor, wealthy
royal

He was a member of the royal household.

middle-class, working-class
high-income, low-income, poor, etc.
family, married-couple, single-parent, single-person, etc.
VERB + HOUSEHOLD
maintain, manage, run
head

households headed by a single parent

set up

Becoming an adult and setting up a household no longer mean the same thing.

HOUSEHOLD + NOUN
appliance, contents (esp. BrE), furniture, goods, item, product

The household contents are covered by a separate insurance policy.

cleaner
bills, budget, debt, expenditure, expenses, income, savings
chore, duties, task
garbage (AmE), rubbish (BrE), trash (AmE), waste
PHRASES
the head of the household

The head of the household is responsible for completing the form.

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adj.
Household is used with these nouns: ↑appliance, ↑article, ↑budget, ↑cat, ↑chemical, ↑chore, ↑cleaner, ↑composition, ↑consumption, ↑dust, ↑duty, ↑expenditure, ↑expense, ↑finance, ↑formation, ↑fuel, ↑furniture, ↑gadget, ↑garbage, ↑goods, ↑help, ↑hint, ↑income, ↑insurance, ↑item, ↑linen, ↑management, ↑member, ↑name, ↑object, ↑pet, ↑plumbing, ↑product, ↑refrigerator, ↑refuse, ↑responsibility, ↑rubbish, ↑saving, ↑sector, ↑servant, ↑shrine, ↑size, ↑structure, ↑survey, ↑task, ↑wares, ↑waste, ↑wealth, ↑word

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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