AskDefine | Define housekeeping

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housekeeping n : the work of cleaning and running a house [syn: housework]

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Noun

  1. The chores of maintaining a house as a residence, especially cleaning.
  2. Any general tasks that involve preparation.
    The computer program does some general housekeeping involving initializing variables and opening files before beginning the main processing.

Translations

chores of maintaining a house as a residence

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Housekeeping may refer to:

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