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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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For the single-parent family measure, this represents an increase of 40 percentage points (1.
These results therefore suggest no disadvantage in socioeconomic status for children who spent at least some of their childhood in a single-parent family compared to a two-parent family.
Put differently, outside Quebec acute poverty is to a very large extent a single-parent family phenomenon.
Following are some of the remarks that are in compatibility with the statements of kindergarten teachers, according to which the single-parent family child: 'is lost in his world', 'withdrawn, as if he/she is not in class', 'immature, impaired', 'naughty, does not follow rules', 'energetic, disobedient', 'hits, teases other children with no reason at all'.
That data supports the data reported by INEGI (2001) for the year 2000, in which the average size of a single-parent family was 3.
From Conflict Intact Family to Single-Parent Family after Divorce
GLENDALE - For Eriko Ortiz, eldest of seven children in a single-parent family, the day begins around 6:30 a.
So we have a requirement of 32 hours for single-parent family and 35 hours for a two-parent family.
And I come from a single-parent family and my mother can't really afford it.

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