household [{{t}}'haʊshəʊld]
1 noun
(people in house) (membres mpl de la) maison f; (economically, statistically) ménage m;
she grew up as part of a large household elle a grandi au sein d'une famille nombreuse;
the head of the household le chef de famille;
indicate your relationship to the other members of your household indiquez les liens de parenté existant entre vous et les autres personnes qui résident avec vous ou de votre foyer;
households with more than two children ménages mpl ou familles fpl de plus de deux enfants;
95 percent of households have a television set 95 pour cent des ménages possèdent un poste de télévision;
the Royal Household la maison royale
2 adjective
de ménage; {{}}Administration{{}} & {{}}Economics{{}} des ménages;
for household use only (on packaging) à usage domestique seulement
►► household appliance appareil m ménager;
Household Cavalry = division de cavalerie de la Garde royale britannique;
household consumption consommation f des ménages;
household expenses frais mpl de ou du ménage;
{{}}History{{}} household gods dieux mpl du foyer;
household goods articles mpl pour le ménage, produits mpl ménagers;
household name (brand, product) nom m de marque connu;
we want to make our brand a household name nous voulons que notre marque soit connue de tous;
she's a household name tout le monde la connaît ou sait qui elle est;
household troops garde f personnelle; {{}}History{{}} garde f du palais; (in UK) Garde f royale;
household word = mot que tout le monde connaît

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