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English definition of “domestic”

domestic

adjective [usually before noun]     /dəˈmestɪk/
of, relating to, or within a person's own country : Domestic retailers are facing relentless pressure from imports . Focusing on exporting can help fight off domestic and foreign competition . domestic manufacturing / production
relating to the home or families : Our service is aimed at domestic users . domestic chores
domestically adverb
(Definition of domestic adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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