Meaning of “homework” - Learner’s Dictionary

homework

noun [ U ] us uk /ˈhəʊmwɜːk/
Go upstairs and do your homework.For your homework, please do exercise 3 on page 24.When I finish my homework, can I watch TV?Get on with your homework.She was trying to duck out of doing her homework.

A1 work that teachers give students to do at home:

Have you done / your homework yet?
do your homework

to prepare carefully for a situation:

It was clear that she had done her homework before the meeting.

(Definition of “homework” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)