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adjective British     house-trained pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    a pet that is house-trained knows that it must go outside or use a special container inside when it needs to get rid of urine or faeces from its body. The American word is housebroken.
  2. 2
    humorous knowing how to behave well in the home, for example by doing jobs that need to be done or by keeping it clean. The American word is housebroken.


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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