. a family unit consisting of a married couple and their offspring. A grandparent or a spouse of one of the children may be included.
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A family group consisting of mother, father (or one of these) anddependent children.
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[n] - a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
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the immediate family consisting of parents (or parent) and their dependent children. Compare extended family.
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The basic family unit of mother, father, and children. This is the familial norm of industrial societies, in contrast to countries with traditional economies, where the extended...
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Nuclear family: The family group consisting of the father, mother, and their children, as distinct from the extended family.
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A family composed of husband and wife with their children. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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conjugal family noun a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
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in sociology and anthropology, a group of persons united by ties of marriage and parenthood or adoption and consisting of a man, a woman, and their ... [8 related articles]
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. in genetics, two parents and their progeny in common.
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Nuclear family is a term used to define a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children. This is in contrast to the smaller single-parent family, and to the larger extended family. Nuclear families typically center on a married couple, but not always; the nuclear family may have an...
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