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"domestic" in British English

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domesticadjective

uk   /dəˈmes.tɪk/  us   /dəˈmes.tɪk/
  • domestic adjective (COUNTRY)

B2 relating to a person's own country: domestic airlines/flights Domestic opinion had turned against the war.

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domestically
adverb uk   /dəˈmes.tɪ.kəl.i/  us   /dəˈmes.tɪ.kəl.i/
Such a policy would be unacceptable both domestically and internationally.

domesticnoun [C]

uk   /dəˈmes.tɪk/  us   /dəˈmes.tɪk/ (also domestic help) old-fashioned
someone paid to do work, such as cleaning and cooking, in someone else's house
(Definition of domestic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"domestic" in American English

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domesticadjective

 us   /dəˈmes·tɪk/
  • domestic adjective (OF HOME)

relating to the home, house, or family: I’ve never been fond of domestic chores like cooking and cleaning.
  • domestic adjective (OF COUNTRY)

politics & government relating to a person’s own country: The president’s domestic policy has been more successful than his foreign policy.

domesticnoun [C]

 us   /dəˈmes·tɪk/ dated
  • domestic noun [C] (WORKER)

someone paid to help with work that needs to be done in a house, such as cleaning and washing clothes
(Definition of domestic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"domestic" in Business English

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domesticadjective [usually before noun]

uk   us   /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
The company continues to search for expansion opportunities, both domestically and overseas.
(Definition of domestic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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