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home economics

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
home economicsˌhome ecoˈnomics noun [uncountable]  SDFthe study of cooking, sewing, and other skills used at home, taught as a subject at schoolGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?Home economics is followed by a singular verb: Home economics is my favourite subject.
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home economicsThey had their civics and home economics.Plans exist to extend the list of short courses to business studies, geography, history, media studies and home economics.The workshop and home economics area were also impressive, and the school had three computers.I am wearing a full circle-cut cotton skirt, my first, which I have made in home economics class.They wanted to continue in their home economics and learn about cooking and sewing.Once a week the boys went to shop and the girls to home economics.The subject matter was home economics and meal preparation.
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