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Translation of "family" - English-Spanish dictionary

family

noun /ˈfӕməli/ ( plural families)
(singular or plural) a man, his wife and their children familia 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 familia He comes from a wealthy family (also adjective) the family home. the children of a man and his wife familia When I get married, I would like a large family. a group of plants, animals, languages etc that are connected in some way familia In spite of its name, a koala bear is not a member of the bear family. family name noun the part of someone’s name which all the people in their family have; last name, surname apellido Their family name is Smith. family planning noun controlling or limiting the number of children that people have especially by using a means of contraception planificación familiar (also adjective) a family planning clinic. family tree noun (a plan showing) a person’s ancestors and relations. árbol genealógico
(Definition of family from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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