household word Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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household wordnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a word or ​name that everyone ​knows: McDonalds ​quicklybecame a ​household word.
(Definition of household word from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “household word”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽人皆知的词(或名字)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盡人皆知的詞(或名字)…
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