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|English to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: homemaker (Br. Eng.)|
|Native Br. Eng. speakers only, please. What does this term mean to you? I'm considering using it in a translation but I'm not sure it's appropriate for the context.|
|English translation:Housewife (or house husband)|
This is normally considered to be the male or female adult member of a family (or of a childless couple) who stays at home and carries out the necessary tasks to keep the house in good order.
(I hope that I've put this as tactfully as possible as I don't want to offend anyone out there!!)
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|Thank you both. That's what it means on this side of the Atlantic too, but I wanted to make sure.|
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