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    "Household" vs. "Family"

    What is the difference between "household" and "family"? When do I use "household" and when do I use "family"?
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    Re: "Household" vs. "Family"

    Quote Originally Posted by devonpham1998 View Post
    What is the difference between "household" and "family"?
    The household comprises all the people living in one house. It may range in size from one to as many as can squeeze in. People in your household need not necessarily be family members.

    Your family generally comprises you, your spouse and your offspring.

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    Re: "Household" vs. "Family"

    Why do they call "household appliances" not "family appliances"?

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    Re: "Household" vs. "Family"

    Quote Originally Posted by devonpham1998 View Post
    Why do they call "household appliances" not "family appliances"?
    Because they are for use by the members of a household, who may or may not be members of a family.

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