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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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These efforts likely contributed to the decline of desired family size in Bangladesh, from 4.
Family Size Lunchmeat Tubs are available in Ultra Thin Oven Roasted Turkey, Ultra Thin Honey Ham, Ultra Thin Smoked Ham, Ultra Thin Brown Sugar Baked Ham and Hearty Slices Oven Roasted Turkey.
After the disintegration of USSR, the sense of insecurity enveloped the middle class and this compelled the couple to keep their family size within the financial capacity of the family.
The Chinese, consequently, have found their top down attempts to limit family size is also having serious consequences.
The influence of childbearing regional contexts on ideal family size in Europe.
One recent liberalizing effort within the church - an effort that naturally failed - was the recommendation of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences urging limits of family size to avert "insoluble problems" caused by runaway growth.
The question asked on ideal family size was, "In your opinion how many children should a married couple have?
June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare and HealthyWomen today launch the Family Size Matters initiative to help educate women who are done, or think they may be done, having children about their family planning, including permanent birth control.
However, the stability of women's preferences varied according to whether they had attained their ideal family size.
Scholars now accept that total fertility rates historically were moderate in China, but they still disagree as to whether the Chinese could intentionally control family size.
In 1994, the Pope summarized the Church's position succinctly: "In defence of the human person, the Church stands opposed to the imposition of limits on family size.
The average family size in both cities has grown slightly.