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nuclear family

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
a family consisting of two parents and their children, but not including aunts, uncles, grandparents, etc.
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 Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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