domestic domestic  /də ˈmɛ stɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
  2. (adj) of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
  3. (adj) of or relating to the home
  4. (adj) of or involving the home or family
  5. (adj) converted or adapted to domestic use
  6. (adj) produced in a particular country

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Usage(s):

  • While the overseas business was doing poorly the domestic business was looking up.

News

  1. 'Domestic' Dads Often Face Scorn at Work, Study Finds

    Title: 'Domestic' Dads Often Face Scorn at Work, Study Finds Category: Health News Created: 6/13/2013 4:35:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

  2. Domestic abuse survivors bill in works

    Some state lawmakers are taking steps to put to prevent domestic violence survivors from losing their job because of their situation.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KGTV San Diego

  3. Domestic violence charges against All-American Carey dropped

    Arizona Wildcats All-American running back Ka'Deem Carey will not face charges relating to an alleged domestic violence incident as the Tucson City Prosecutor dropped all charges on Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Real gross domestic product will not grow much, if at all, over the first half of 2008 and could even contract slightly," Bernanke said in testimony to Congress' Joint Economic Committee. "A recession is possible."
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "I continue to believe that domestic oil production is an important part of our overall strategy for energy security," Mr. Obama said, addressing concerns about whether the administration would continue with its plan to increase drilling in the...
    on Apr 30, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "I grew up in a home where there was domestic violence," Brown explains.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Chris Brown Source: Westword (blog)

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