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(treated as singular or plural) A group of related individuals living together as a unit
“I grew up in a big and happy family.”
A group of people related by blood or marriage
“Christmas is when I usually get to meet the rest of my family.”
Descendants from a common ancestor
“Her parents were adamant that her future husband came from the right family.”
The children of a person or couple being discussed
“The couple worked hard to take care of their family.”
(taxonomy) A group classed together on the basis of having common characteristics
“This species can climb trees like an opossum and is of the marsupial family.”
Denoting something personal to a family or household, usually of sentimental value
“The sword was a family heirloom, passed down through the generations to the eldest child.”
Suitable for children
“Finding Nemo is a great family movie that all kids will love.”
Conservative or traditional in nature
“Good schools depend on the moral attitudes and family values of the students that attend them to be successful.”
An association of people who share common beliefs or activities
“The church welcomed new members into its family.”
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