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Meaning of “housework” - Learner’s Dictionary

housework

noun [U]     /ˈhaʊswɜːk/
B1 the work that you do to keep your house clean: I hate doing housework.Cleaning and tidying places and things
Translations of “housework”
in Korean 가사…
in Arabic شُغْل المَنْزِل…
in Portuguese afazeres domésticos, tarefas domésticas…
in Catalan feines de la casa…
in Japanese 家事…
in Italian lavori di casa, faccende domestiche…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家務…
in Russian работа по дому…
in Turkish ev işleri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家务…
in Polish prace domowe…
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