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home

noun
 
 
/həʊm/
LIVE [C, U] A1 the place where you live or feel you belong: I tried to call him, but he wasn't at home. We sold our home in London and moved to Scotland. He left home (= stopped living with his family) when he was eighteen.HomeCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
CARE [C] a place where people who need special care live: a children's home My grandmother lives in a home now.Children and babiesAccommodating peopleHandicap and the disabledThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are old
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.Calm and relaxed
make yourself at home to behave in a relaxed way in a place, as if it was your own home: Take off your coat and make yourself at home.Home
the home of sth/sb the place where you usually find something or someone, or where they come from: France, the home of good food →  See also nursing home , stately home Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesLiving or sleeping somewhere
(Definition of home noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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