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household

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhaʊshəʊld/
a group of people, often a family, who live together in a house or flat: There are now on average 2.5 people per household in the state. a high-income/low-income/middle-income household I sometimes wonder how my wife and I manage as a single-income household. High-technology products are hard to sell to households where the head of the household is over 60 years of age.
(Definition of household noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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