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Housewife

A woman who stays home while her husband works to earn a living. Housewives generally are responsible for cooking, cleaning and child-rearing. For that reason, they form a strong demographic for products related to these activities. Housewives are less common today as women have gradually entered the workforce and more households have two breadwinners. See also: Housewife time.
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Results: Of the 600 participants, 300(50%) were housewives and 300(50%) were working women.
The General Command of the Civil Defence at the Ministry of Interior has created the crucial training course for housewives, in order to raise awareness about fire prevention, control and evacuation.
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Silverman presents students, academics, researchers, and general interest readers with a collection of critical essays focused on the television series The Real Housewives, examining the series and its impact through the lens of place, sexuality, gender, class, and race.
To socialize, and to speak with children at home, appear to be priority in spoken English situations, but majority of the housewives also agreed that they want to speak English in future academic, professional and travelling (abroad) situations.
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Even housewives who are married to Saudis have voiced their viewpoints on the warning.
The stakes are at an all-time high as the housewives wave goodbye to the drama and hysteria of their suburban lives and strive for domestic bliss.
She said: "I think the talk is that they'll make something following me on my own but it won't be socialising around like in Dublin Housewives.