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     ( funeral homes    plural  ) A funeral home is a place where a funeral director works and where dead people are prepared for burial or cremation.      n-count  
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funeral     ( funerals    plural  ) A funeral is the ceremony that is held when the body of someone who has died is buried or cremated.      n-count  
His funeral will be on Thursday at Blackburn Cathedral..., He was given a state funeral.     


funeral director        ( funeral directors    plural  ) A funeral director is a person whose job is to arrange funerals.      n-count  
funeral home        ( funeral homes    plural  ) A funeral home is a place where a funeral director works and where dead people are prepared for burial or cremation.      n-count  
funeral parlour        ( funeral parlours    plural  ) A funeral parlour is a place where a funeral director works and where dead people are prepared for burial or cremation.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use funeral home     

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funeral

  
  
burial, cremation, inhumation, interment, obsequies  

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n.
care home
exp.
Port Out Starboard Home
Folk etymology: rich ship passengers paid for cabins on the side most in shadow. Supposedly shortened to P.O.S.H on tickets. No evidence for this origin; the word comes from 19th century slang.
adj.
Chick for home decorating
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
n.
a false acronym created "backwards", i.e. from a phrase deliberately invented to generate the acronym, e.g. posh "port out starboard home".
n.
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home
n.
parent whose children no longer live in the family home
adv.
George is home and dry! Le hardeux de boulevard Barcelone Toulouse Matabiau _in facts!
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
[Psych.]
exp.
the show is over, you can go home, the main purpose of your presence is gone
was used in Elvis concerts to prevent people from waiting an encore
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