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Definition: Householder

Quick Summary of Householder

A person who supports and maintains a household, with or without other people. In bankruptcy law, a householder, housekeeper or head of household can claim a homestead exemption and possibly other exemptions relating to the maintenance of the household.

What is the dictionary definition of Householder?

Dictionary Definition

A person who owns or rents a house; the head of a household.

  1. The owner of a house.
  2. The head of a household.
  3. Buddhism A layperson.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Householder. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 27, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Householder. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 27, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Householder are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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