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adjective domestic pronunciation in British English /dəˈmestɪk/
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  1. 1
    [usually before noun] relating to peoples homes and family life
    a cosy domestic scene
    domestic chores
    a programme that gives some insight into the domestic life of the Victorians
    1. a.
      [only before noun] used in or designed for the home
      domestic appliances such as freezers and dishwashers
  2. 2
    relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
    domestic politics
    The domestic economy showed no improvement.
    You go to the same terminal for domestic and international flights.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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