Housekeeping meaning

houskēpĭng
The definition of housekeeping is doing basic cleaning tasks in a house, hotel or other locations, or the department of employees who manage and perform cleaning tasks.

An example of housekeeping is the cleaning of your bathroom.

An example of housekeeping is the maid in the hotel who cleans rooms.

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Performance or management of household tasks.
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Management and maintenance of the property of an institution or organization.
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The department or staff at a hotel or motel responsible for cleaning guest rooms and public areas, changing linens, etc.
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Internal management of affairs, as of a business.
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Routine tasks and procedures carried out in the functioning of an operation or system.
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The chores of maintaining a house as a residence, especially cleaning.
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A department in a hotel or institution that is in charge of cleaning and minor maintenance.
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The work of a housekeeper.
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The instructions that are executed at the beginning of an application. It resets all counters and flags to their starting values and readies the program for user operation. See counter and flag.
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Any general tasks that involve preparation.

The computer program does some general housekeeping involving initializing variables and opening files before beginning the main processing.

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Hospitality; a liberal and hospitable table; a supply of provisions.
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Origin of housekeeping