Translation of "family" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈfӕməli/ (plural families)

(singular or plural) a man, his wife and their children

These houses were built for families
The (members of the) Clark family are all very athletic
(also adjective) a family holiday.

a group of people related to each other, including cousins, grandchildren etc

He comes from a wealthy family
(also adjective) the family home.

the children of a man and his wife

When I get married, I would like a large family.

a group of plants, animals, languages etc that are connected in some way

In spite of its name, a koala bear is not a member of the bear family.
family planning

controlling or limiting the number of children that people have especially by using a means of contraception

limitation des naissances
a family planning clinic.
family tree

(a plan showing) a person’s ancestors and relations.

arbre généalogique

(Translation of “family” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)