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domestication (s) (noun), domestications (pl)
1. Animals or plants that are under human control in order to provide food or companionship: The cultivation of plants and the raising of animals is a form of domestication because such life achieves breeding that increases their suitability for human requirements.
2. Someone who is accustomed to doing housework: In the past, and sometimes in the present, mothers have been responsible for the domestication of their homes because the fathers were usually the only providers of the food and other expenses for their families.
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