family noun (SOCIAL GROUP) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "family" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


[+ 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
A new family has/have moved in next door.
I come from a large family - I have three brothers and two sisters.
He hasn't any family.
He's American but his family (= relatives in the past) come/comes from Ireland.
This film is good family entertainment (= something that can be enjoyed by parents and children together).
How does family life (= being married, having children, etc.) suit you?
Family relations in general
[+ sing/pl verb, C usually singular, U] the children of a family
Women shouldn't have to choose between career and family (= having children).
Paul and Alison are hoping to start a family (= have children) soon.
My dad died when we were small so my mum raised the family on her own.
Family relations in general
[+ sing/pl verb, C] a pair of adult animals and their babies
We've got a family of squirrels living in our garden.
Animal groupings
(Definition of family noun (SOCIAL GROUP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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