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home economics

home economics

 
pronunciation:
hom i k na mihks [or] hom e k na mihks
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the skills and art of managing a home, including nutrition, interior design, and child development.
definition 2: a high school or college course that teaches this.
derivation: home economist (n.)