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Translation of "family" - English-German dictionary

family

noun /ˈfӕməli/ ( plural families)
(singular or plural) a man, his wife and their children die Familie, Familien… 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 die Familie He comes from a wealthy family (also adjective) the family home.
the children of a man and his wife die Familie When I get married, I would like a large family.
a group of plants, animals, languages etc that are connected in some way die Familie 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 die Familienplanung a family planning clinic.
family tree
(a plan showing) a person’s ancestors and relations. der Stammbaum
(Definition of family from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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