household

  

Definition

All persons living under one roof or occupying a separate housing unit, having either direct access to the outside (or to a public area) or a separate cooking facility. Where the members of a household are related by blood or law, they constitute a family.

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  • In quiet moments, Mary Anne had to admit to herself that her kids were happy, the bills were paid and, all in all, the household she ran was a happy, healthy place, despite her husband's disappearance.

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  • Your household income will let you know how much you can spend per month and what you will be able to save.

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  • In quiet moments, Mary Anne had to admit to herself that her kids were happy, the bills were paid and, all in all, the household she ran was a happy, healthy place, despite her husband's disappearance.

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