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English definition of “family”


noun [C/U] (PARENTS AND CHILDREN)   /ˈfæm·ə·li, ˈfæm·li/
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 ).
(Definition of family noun (PARENTS AND CHILDREN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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