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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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I interviewed children in a nuclear family and some from a single-parent family and the majority said they would have greater opportunities to do sport if both parents had been there.
The Single-Parent Family Study was a survey designed to compare the experiences of single and married mothers.
Less surprisingly, the single-parent family poverty rates more or less (8) reflect the welfare regime logic: liberal regimes have the highest rates by far with the conservative regimes falling somewhere in between them and social democratic Sweden.
Gunilla Ringbck Weitoft, author of the study which is published in The Lancet, said, ``Growing up in a single-parent family is associated with increased risks of a variety of severe health outcomes.
Although I am from a low-income single-parent family, I would not enjoy an advantage to admission to a public institution because of my family's economic flaw.
The second structural change is the transition from a conflict intact family to a single-parent family after divorce.
Over the past 2 decades, small-scale investigations have linked several factors to teenage parenthood, including substance abuse, poverty, growing up in a single-parent family, and persistent aggressive or criminal behavior.

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