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family (n):
primary social group; parents and children
Samples
he wanted to have a good job before starting a family
family (n):
people descended from a common ancestor
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his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower
family (n):
a collection of things sharing a common attribute
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there are two classes of detergents
Related Words: categoryclass
family (n):
a social unit living together
Samples
he moved his family to Virginia.
It was a good Christian household.
I waited until the whole house was asleep.
the teacher asked how many people made up his home

Related Words: homehousehold
family (n):
(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
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sharks belong to the fish family
family (n):
an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
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the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family.
the church welcomed new members into its fellowship

Related Word: fellowship
family (n):
a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
Related Word: mob
family (n):
a person having kinship with another or others
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he's kin.
he's family

Related Words: kin
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He hit me and cried; he went ahead and made a complaint

Hem suçlu hem güçlü.
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