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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “family”

family

noun (SOCIAL GROUP)
社会群体
 
 
/ˈfæm.əl.i/
[+ sing/pl verb, C or U] a group of people who are related to each other, such as a mother, a father, and their children
家,家庭
A new family has/have moved in next door.
隔壁新搬来一户人家。
I come from a large family - I have three brothers and two sisters.
我来自一个大家庭,有三个兄弟,两个姐妹。
He hasn't any family.
他没有任何亲人。
He's American but his family (= relatives in the past) come/comes from Ireland.
他是美国人,但他的祖籍是爱尔兰。
This film is good family entertainment (= something that can be enjoyed by parents and children together).
这部电影是很棒的家庭娱乐片。
How does family life (= being married, having children, etc.) suit you?
你对家庭生活还满意吗?
Family relations in general
[+ sing/pl verb, C usually singular, U] the children of a family
子女
Women shouldn't have to choose between career and family (= having children).
在事业与家庭之间,女人不应该只能选择其一。
Paul and Alison are hoping to start a family (= have children) soon.
保罗和艾莉森期待着不久能生个小孩。
My dad died when we were small so my mum raised the family on her own.
我们很小的时候爸爸就去世了,因此是妈妈一个人拉扯大了孩子。
Family relations in general
[+ sing/pl verb, C] a pair of adult animals and their babies
一窝(动物)
We've got a family of squirrels living in our garden.
我们的花园里住着一窝松鼠。
Animal groupings
(Definition of family noun (SOCIAL GROUP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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