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family

noun (SOCIAL GROUP)
社會群體
 
 
/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.
隔壁新搬來一戶人家。
I come from a large family - I have three brothers and two sisters.
我來自一個大家庭,有三個兄弟,兩個姐妹。
He hasn't any family.
他無親無故。
He's American but his family (= relatives in the past) come/comes from Ireland.
他是美國人,但他的祖籍是愛爾蘭。
This film is good family entertainment (= something that can be enjoyed by parents and children together).
這部電影是很棒的家庭娛樂片。
How does family life (= being married, having children, etc.) suit you?
你對家庭生活還滿意嗎?
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).
在事業與家庭之間,女人不應該只能選擇其一。
Paul and Alison are hoping to start a family (= have children) soon.
保羅和愛麗森期待著不久能生個小孩。
My dad died when we were small so my mum raised the family on her own.
我們很小的時候爸爸就去世了,因此是媽媽一個人把孩子養大的。
Family relations in general
[+ sing/pl verb, C] a pair of adult animals and their babies
一窩(動物)
We've got a family of squirrels living in our garden.
我們的花園裡住著一窩松鼠。
Animal groupings
(Definition of family noun (SOCIAL GROUP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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