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English definition of “home”

home

noun   /həʊm/
A1 the place where you live: He wasn’t at home.
a place where people who need special care live: an old people’s home
feel at home B1 to feel happy and confident in a place or situation: After a month she felt at home in her new job.
(Definition of home noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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