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English definition of “home”

home

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/həʊm/
ECONOMICS relating to your own country, not a foreign country: The company decided it was over-dependent on the home market, and struck out abroad. → See also domestic
used to describe the place where a company has its main offices or factories: Previously, European airlines could only fly to the US from the carrier's home country.
COMMERCE relating to the home, not business: equipment for home use home audio equipment
relating to the place where you live: Please send the paperwork to my home address. Home delivery is free if you spend more than £100.
(Definition of home adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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