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nuclear family

noun [C]  /ˈnu·kli·ər ˈfæm·ə·li/ us  
a social unit of two parents and their children: We average fewer than two children per nuclear family.
Translations of “nuclear family”
in Chinese (Traditional) (由父母與子女組成的)核心家庭…
in Chinese (Simplified) (由父母与子女组成的)核心家庭…
(Definition of nuclear family from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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