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Russian translation of “family”

family

noun
 
 
/ˈfæməli/
RELATED PEOPLE [group] A1 a group of people who are related to each other, such as a mother, a father, and their children
семья
Her UK family are/ US family is originally from Ireland. a family businessFamily relations in general
CHILDREN [C] B1 the children in a family
дети
[usually singular] Single parents have to raise a family on their own. Paul and Alison are hoping to start a family soon.Children and babies
PLANTS/ANIMALS [C] a group of similar types of plants or animals that are related to each other
семейство (растений, животных)
Animal and plant biology - general words
(Definition of family from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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