Translation of domestic in Spanish:

domestic

doméstico, adj.

Pronunciation: /dəˈmɛstɪk//dəˈmɛstɪk/

adjective

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    • 1.1(of the home)

      (problems/life) doméstico
      the domestic chores las tareas domésticas
      • for domestic reasons por motivos familiares
      • they live in domestic bliss la felicidad de su hogar es perfecta
      • to be in domestic service trabajar en el servicio doméstico
      • domestic servant empleada doméstica
      • In a 30-year career in social work, mainly with children and families, domestic violence kept cropping up.
      • To address this, more work needs to be done in assessing the training needs of health professionals in relation to domestic violence.
      • The report also mentions the over-exploitation of water resources by domestic, agricultural and industrial users.
      • Bringing out a contrast between industrial and domestic architecture, he says that there is a vast difference between the two.
      • The findings also confirmed that domestic violence affects women from all walks of life.
      • More reforms may be needed, but domestic agriculture is of rather more strategic importance than some younger politicians seem to be aware of.
      • This is because the boiler must operate continuously even during warm weather in order to heat the domestic water supply.
      • Many migrant workers had also been employed in manufacturing, plantations and as domestic servants.
      • The well-trained eye could spot the outline of a defensive enclosure, and a large spread at the base of the field was thought to be associated with industrial or domestic activity.
      • All projects used a major wood heating appliance with integrated domestic water heating.
      • Thanks to our support, the charity was able to lay on a Christmas party for families fleeing domestic violence.
      • Many partnerships in the region have identified domestic violence as a key priority.
      • The site contains both industrial and domestic waste.
      • The coastal towns and local industry are growing fast, as is the domestic and industrial water demand in the area.
      • With parents tied down to their office and domestic routines, the manner in which children spend their summer is the last thing on their minds.
      • Just over half of this was domestic, industrial and commercial waste while 38 per cent was construction waste.
      • He believes it is more likely that supplies would initially be restricted to major industrial users before domestic supplies were restricted in the event of a winter problem.
      • She owes an awful lot to domestic appliances - or rather, the lack of them.
      • It ranges across the industrial and domestic spectrum from factories and offices to the the farm or the home.
      • This re-organization is having a profound effect on social relations and domestic arrangements in the main family entertainment room.
      • She had not gone to school here and her role in the family was mainly helping her mother with domestic chores.
      • There was no existing prospect of eliminating the greater part of the sulphur discharged from industrial and domestic chimneys, but research was being energetically pursued.
      • But marital relations and domestic finances are not what should make government ministers fit or otherwise for office.
      • They also have a statutory duty to maintain a water supply to domestic premises.
      • Sunday was filled with more domestic chores but on a smaller scale.
      • It has also developed materials for the steel industry, office machinery, domestic appliances, industrial safety, sports surfaces and car components.
      • Everyday, she would set out early in the morning and visit the households to help them in the domestic chores to support the family.
      • For a while the government banned all use of the waters for industrial and domestic purposes.
      • The scene was remarkably domestic, with so many people, and a baby.
      • Waterways have come to be viewed as the dumping ground of agricultural runoff, industrial effluents and domestic sewage.
      • Most do other work, though many specialize in domestic relations.
      • We want to get the message out to whoever is responsible for the empty buildings that they ensure they are totally secure whether domestic dwellings or industrial properties.
      • The chairs are of the fixed porter type, which means they would be of little or no use in the domestic environment.
      • Around 700 families have to be rehoused every year because of domestic violence.
      • As far back as 1975, they say, the local authority installed a short asbestos pipe near the back door as a link to carry the domestic water supply.
      • The borough is one of the worst in the region for domestic violence.
      • We can also find domestic violence among families of the elite.
      • Over 100 community members explained their needs in relation to domestic abuse and offered advice on how a community project could best respond.
      • An expert believes family doctors can play an important role in helping resolve various family problems, including domestic violence.
      • The museum was initially set up to collect, preserve and maintain relics of industrial, agricultural and domestic history and to ensure the accessibility to the general public.

    • 1.2(home-loving)

      casero
      hogareño
      he's a very domestic sort of person es muy casero / hogareño
      • I can't wait to have a family and I'm very domestic.
      • But the whole point about her, and the one that can be obscured by the focus on the artworks and the leftover wine in her freezer, is that being a domestic goddess has become her job.
      • If a man wipes his feet on the door mat before coming into the room, you may be sure he will make a good domestic husband.
      • My mother was a domestic goddess in every household art except culinary.

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    (animal) doméstico
    • Wild ancestors of domestic cattle, donkeys, pigs, dogs and domestic cats were native to North Africa, Southwest Asia and most probably India.
    • As the city grows, and cats become more popular as domestic pets, the number of animals living rough increases.
    • Because of their association with humans, domestic dogs are not preyed upon by wild predators.
    • It is folly to think that wild birds and other wildlife are less susceptible to the influences of disease than humans and domestic animals.
    • We cannot just go in there without any notice at all and spray children, domestic pets, and animals such as horses.
    • Foxes selected for tameness are friendly, like domestic dogs, while foxes selected for aggression resist human contact.
    • Conditions favorable for the emergence of antigenic shift are thought to involve humans living close to domestic poultry and pigs.
    • Now, the centre is home to a whole range of animals, including domestic pets like cats and dogs.
    • This germ is often acquired before birth, but is sometimes passed on by domestic cats or acquired by eating undercooked meat from infected animals.
    • These are animals that, along with domestic goats and sheep, have been bred for thousands of years as food.
    • In fact foxes receive more illnesses from domestic pets, particularly dogs, because pets have not been vaccinated.
    • Certainly, they seemed louder and this was enough to frighten domestic animals like dogs and cats.
    • At Kildonan, domestic sheep and some cattle are grazed and the area has a large population of feral rabbits.
    • All domestic animals depend on human beings for survival.
    • Common around outlying human settlements, the bobcat will sometimes take small farm animals including domestic cats if easily accessible.
    • The animals not only damaged crops and fences but competed with domestic sheep and cattle for precious grass.
    • Mosquitoes transmit a number of diseases to human beings and domestic animals.
    • To realize that, you know, dogs and cats are domestic, wonderful animals.
    • In fact, house rabbits are in vogue all over the world, ranking in ‘pet’ value along with domestic cats and dogs.
    • Lions when deprived of their usual prey occasionally attack domestic animals and even human beings.
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    Economics Politics
    (affairs/policy/market) interno
    (produce) nacional
    domestic news (feminine plural) noticias nacionales
    • While the domestic business environment has deteriorated because of the protracted recession, there is no excuse for the failure to pay due wages.
    • Exports may be high, but industrial domestic sales are down by around six per cent - for the second year running.
    • He said the park was also intended to create linkages between tourism and the environment and consequently boost domestic tourism.
    • For most regional leaders, domestic issues outweigh foreign affairs.
    • The daily volumes in the domestic foreign exchange markets are currently equivalent to over $1 billion.
    • The self-catering establishments were very popular with the domestic visitors looking for family holidays.
    • Not recommended for the beginner investor, these are bonds issued in foreign markets by domestic companies.
    • Light manufacturing and textiles are important for both foreign and domestic markets.
    • Expanding business from a purely domestic market into foreign markets is a big step in any company's development.
    • This is just as true in all areas of domestic affairs as in foreign policies.
    • But it's not like domestic politics have been ignored.
    • The majority, who are normally moderate in their views about both international and domestic affairs, have been silent in public but concerned in private.
    • The concept of the ‘foreign observer’ might seem problematic in relation to the delicate domestic issues of another country.
    • The reservation office counters at the domestic terminal will be repositioned and the entrance to the terminal building will also be changed.
    • It would make such firms more competitive, both in the international and domestic markets, and it would increase the dollar value of profits accrued overseas.
    • The domestic industry currently supplies 85 percent of the nation's sugar, with 15 percent imported.
    • The bright-line separation between foreign and domestic affairs has proven to be problematic.
    • But why would business investment increase when domestic demand is anticipated to decline?
    • Factory production fell 3.9 percent as domestic consumption remained stagnant and exports declined.
    • From the point of view of the host country, they can actually save a domestic firm rather than letting it undergo a slow, painful death.

noun

formal

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    doméstico masculine
    doméstica feminine
    empleado doméstico masculine
    empleada doméstica feminine