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Meaning of "housewife" in Essential English Dictionary

housewife

noun   /ˈhaʊswaɪf/ ( plural housewives /ˈhaʊswaɪvz/)
A2 a woman who stays at home to cook, clean, and take care of her family
Translations of “housewife”
in Korean 주부…
in Arabic رَبّة مَنْزِل…
in Portuguese dona de casa…
in Catalan mestressa de casa…
in Japanese 主婦…
in Italian casalinga…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家庭主婦,家庭婦女…
in Russian домохозяйка…
in Turkish ev hanımı/kadını…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家庭主妇,家庭妇女…
in Polish gospodyni domowa…
(Definition of housewife from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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