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"stay-at-home" in British English

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stay-at-homenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsteɪ.ətˌhəʊm/  us   /-ˌhoʊm/ informal disapproving

stay-at-homeadjective

uk   /ˈsteɪ.ətˌhəʊm/  us   /-ˌhoʊm/
A stay-at-home ​parent is a ​parent who ​stays at ​home to take ​care of ​theirchildrenrather than going out to ​work.
(Definition of stay-at-home from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stay-at-home" in Business English

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stay-at-homeadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
a stay-at-home ​parenttakescare of their ​home and children rather than going out to ​work: stay-at-home mum/mom/dad She is a veterinary ​technician who recently became a stay-at-home mom. stay-at-home mother/father/​parent
(Definition of stay-at-home from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stay-at-home”
in Chinese (Simplified) 深居简出者,老呆在家里的人,不爱出门的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深居簡出者,老是留在家裡的人,不愛出門的人…
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