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family

noun  /ˈfæm·ə·li, ˈfæm·li/ us  

family noun (PARENTS AND CHILDREN)

[C/U] a social group of parents, children, and sometimes grandparents , uncles, aunts, and others who are related: [C] Her family moved here when she was eleven. [U] Many people cope with the demands of both career and family. [C] She wants to get married and have a family (= have children).

family noun (BIOLOGICAL TYPE)

biology [C] a large group of related types of animals or plants: The lion is a member of the cat family.
Translations of “family”
in Korean 가족, 자녀…
in Arabic عائِلة…
in French famille…
in Turkish aile, soy, ailede çocuklar…
in Italian famiglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會群體, 家,家庭, 子女…
in Russian семья, дети, семейство (растений…
in Polish rodzina, dzieci…
in Spanish familia…
in Portuguese família…
in German die Familie, Familien……
in Catalan família, prole…
in Japanese 家族, 一家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会群体, 家,家庭, 子女…
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