family

  1. a social unit living together
  2. primary social group; parents and children
  3. people descended from a common ancestor
  4. a collection of things sharing a common attribute
  5. an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
  6. (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
  7. a person having kinship with another or others
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Family

a taxonomic level including one or more genera of common phylogenetic origin and distinct from taxa of the same rank. [The Latin names of animal families end in '-idae'.]
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Family

In human context, a family (from familia) is a group of people affiliated by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage), or co-residence/shared consumption (see Nurture kinship). Members of the immediate family may include a spouse, parent, brother and sister, and son and daughter. Members of the extended family may include grandp...
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family

(from the article `asteroid`) Within the main belt are groups of asteroids that cluster with respect to certain mean orbital elements (semimajor axis, eccentricity, and ...
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Family

(from the article `Ba Jin`) ...next four years Ba Jin published seven novels, most of them dealing with social concerns and attacking the traditional family system. Most famous ... Pa Chin, a prominent Anarchist, was the most popular novelist of the period. A prolific writer, he is known primarily for his autobiographical novel ... [...
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family

[n] - an association of people who share common beliefs or activities 2. [n] - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera 3. [n] - a social unit living together 4. [n] - people descended from a common ancestor 5. [n] - primary social group
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Family

• (v. t.) A group of organisms, either animal or vegetable, related by certain points of resemblance in structure or development, more comprehensive than a genus, because it is usually based on fewer or less pronounced points of likeness. In zoology a family is less comprehesive than an order; in botany it is often considered the same thing as...
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family

house 5 home noun a social unit living together; `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`
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family

family unit noun primary social group; parents and children; `he wanted to have a good job before starting a family`
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family

(biology) In biological classification, a group of related genera (see genus). Family names are not printed in italic (unlike genus and species names), and by convention they all have the ending -idae (animals) or -aceae (plants and fungi). For example, the genera of hummingbirds are g...
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family

(society) Group of people related to each other by blood or by marriage. Families are usually described as either extended (a large group of relations living together or in close contact with each other) or nuclear (a family consisting of two parents and their children). In some societies an e...
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Family

[biology] In biological classification, a family (familia, plural familiae) is a taxonomic rank between order, and genus. A family may be divided into one or more subfamiles, intermediate ranks above the rank of genus. In vernacular usage, a family may also be named after one of its common members, e.g. walnuts and hickory trees belong to t...
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Family

[Blumenfeld] Family is a public artwork by American artist Helaine Blumenfeld located on the Henry Reuss Federal Plaza, which is in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. The sculpture is made from Norwegian blue granite. It consists of five forms, with the largest form measuring approximately 89 x 58 x 27 inches. Family was installe...
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Family

[musical instruments] A family of musical instruments is a grouping of several different but related sizes or types of instruments. Some schemes of musical instrument classification, such as the Hornbostel-Sachs system, are based on a hierarchy of instrument families and families of families. Some commonly recognized families are: Family re...
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Family

[particle physics] The following is a list of Arena football players who have played for the Columbus Wardogs of af2. ...
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Family

[Periodic table] This is a page for working on Arbitration decisions. It provides for suggestions by Arbitrators and other users and for comment by arbitrators, the parties and others. After the analysis of /Evidence here and development of proposed principles, findings of fact, and remedies, Arbitrators will vote at /Proposed decision. Any...
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Family

[US Census] A family or family household is defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes as `a householder and one or more other people related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. They do not include same-sex married couples even if the marriage was performed in a state issuing marriage certificates fo...
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Family

Fam'i┬Ěly noun ; plural Families . [ Latin familia , from famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, confer faamat he dwells, Sanskrit dhāman house, from dhā to set, make, do: confer French famille . Confer Do ,...
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Family

1. A group of individuals related by blood or marriage or by a feeling of closeness. 2. A biological
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Family

A collection of related typefaces which share common design traits and a common name. A type style means any given variant of this coordinated design and is the equivalent of a font or typeface. Super families are very extensive with a very large number of weights and widths. Type systems are collections of related type families that cross type cla...
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Family

A family is the part of a household with at least two persons who are : - a married couple or not, with its child (if they have) belonging to the same household ; - an adult with its child belonging to the same household (single-parent family). In a family, the child, to be considered as one, must be single (without its own children) and have no ...
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family

a formal group of one or more genera with features and/or ancestry in common; the term for the principal rank between order and genus.
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Family

A group of at least two people in a household based on marriage, cohabitation, blook relationships or adoption.
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Family

A group of individuals related to one another by blood ties, marriage or adoption, who form an economic unit, the adult members of which are responsible for the upbringing of children. All known societies involve some form of family system, although the nature of family relationships is widely variable. While in modern societies the main family for...
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family

A group of languages that can be shown to stem from a single proto-language by a process of splitting at various points in the latter's history.
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