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household word

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a word or name that everyone knows: McDonalds quickly became a household word.
Translations of “household word”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盡人皆知的詞(或名字)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽人皆知的词(或名字)…
(Definition of household word from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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