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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: Is your family coming to the graduation ceremony? Her UK family are/ US family is originally from Ireland. a family businessFamily relations in general
CHILDREN [C] B1 the children in a family: [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 otherAnimal and plant biology - general words
Translations of “family”
in Korean 가족, 자녀…
in Arabic عائِلة…
in French famille…
in Turkish aile, soy, ailede çocuklar…
in Italian famiglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會群體, 家,家庭, 子女…
in Russian семья, дети, семейство (растений…
in Polish rodzina, dzieci…
in Spanish familia…
in Portuguese família…
in German die Familie, Familien……
in Catalan família, prole…
in Japanese 家族, 一家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会群体, 家,家庭, 子女…
(Definition of family from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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