Definition of Breadwinners

1. Noun. (plural of breadwinner) ¹



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Definition of Breadwinners

1. breadwinner [n] - See also: breadwinner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breadwinners

breadsticks
breadstuff
breadstuffs
breadth
breadth-first search
breadth index
breadthen
breadthened
breadthening
breadthens
breadthless
breadths
breadthways
breadthwise
breadwinner
breadwinners (current term)
breadwinning
breadwinnings
bready
break
break-axe
break-building
break-bulk
break-circuit
break-dance
break-even
break-even point
break-even points
break-evens
break-in

Literary usage of Breadwinners

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1. Immigration and Labor: The Economic Aspects of European Immigration to the by Isaac Aaronovich Hourwich (1922)
"The decrease of native breadwinners in all occupations aggregated 27800 persons, ... No account is taken here of the increase of native-born breadwinners in ..."

2. The Building of a Nation: The Growth, Present Condition and Resources of the by Henry Gannett (1895)
"Ireland 53 " " Germany 53 " " Great Britain 51 " " Norway and Sweden 54 " " Canada 49 " " From this it appears that the proportion of breadwinners among the ..."

3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Table giving no. and per cent of breadwinners in population of all ages and at ... Table giving per cent distribution of breadwinners in main classes of ..."

4. Income in the United States, Its Amount and Distribution, 1909-1919 by National Bureau of Economic Research, Wesley Clair Mitchell, Willford Isbell King, Frederick Robertson Macaulay, Oswald Whitman Knauth (1922)
"But according to the Australian census of 1911, only 18.6 per cent of the total female population were classified as "breadwinners. ..."

5. Income in the United States, Its Amount and Distribution, 1909-1919 by National Bureau of Economic Research, Wesley Clair Mitchell, Willford Isbell King, Frederick Robertson Macaulay, Oswald Whitman Knauth (1922)
"But according to the Australian census of 1911, only 18.6 per cent of the total female population were classified as "breadwinners. ..."

6. The Red Reign: The True Story of an Adventurous Year in Russia by Kellogg Durland (1908)
"... horses for a song—How the workers and breadwinners suffer first—Inability of the government to cope with situation—Peasants pledge their labor for years ..."

7. The Woman's Athenæum (1912)
"There were then nearly five million women breadwinners over 16 years old among the twenty-three and a half million females in this country. ..."

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