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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Work, such as schoolwork or piecework, that is done at home.
  • n. Preparatory or preliminary work: did their homework before coming to the meeting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.
  • n. Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
  • n. Studies or other preparatory work done prior to some activity; -- usually used of preparations for activities of significance or consequence for the performer.
  • n. Paid work done at home, especially piecework.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

Etymologies

From home +‎ work. (Wiktionary)

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