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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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KEYWORDS: Family size, Malnutrition, Maternal education, Maternal employment.
According to above illustration, the 5th conversed population (G5D) using decrement method (approach setting: population size = 500, sex ratio = 1: 1, family size = 10, number of overlapping = 5 (exclude the initial generation), number of loci = 100, each of locus initial frequency range from 0.
But other researchers have pointed out that family size alone might not account for this pattern.
However, there was an association between the family size and age, education and type of family groups, which was statistically significant (p < 0.
Leia qualifies as Nancy's alternative family size dependent, but she does not qualify as Vince's alternative family size dependent, because she did not live with Vince long enough to qualify as his dependent.
Thus, most of the available information about reproductive goals and decision making do not represent the views of men, even though they play an active role in the formation and achievement of family size and goals.
But in industrialised societies around the world, increasing wealth coincides with people deliberately limiting their family size - the so-called 'demographic transition'.
She failed to see the contradiction in her position by comparing the family size in the 'poorer' countries with that in the more 'developed' countries.
Can family planning programs reduce high desired family size in sub-Saharan Africa?
With Applegate Naturals Family Size Chicken Nuggets, families can easily stock up on a favorite and enjoy the great taste and satisfying crunch of a chicken nugget without feeling guilty.
If there is an interaction between morphological family size and phonological syllable frequency, then phonological syllables may be an index of semantic knowledge.