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German translation of “family”

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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