housekeeping vs housework what difference

what is difference between housekeeping and housework

English

Etymology

house +‎ keeping

Noun

housekeeping (countable and uncountable, plural housekeepings)

  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.
  3. Hospitality; a liberal and hospitable table; a supply of provisions.

Translations

Anagrams

  • keeping house


English

Etymology

From house +‎ work. Cognate with Dutch huiswerk (homework).

Noun

housework (uncountable)

  1. Domestic household chores such as cleaning and cooking.
  2. (uncommon) Homework.

Related terms

  • inwork

Translations

Anagrams

  • work house, workhouse

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