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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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Send your answer on a postcard or sealed envelope along with your name, address and daytime telephone number, to: Family Membership Golf Quiz, Sports Desk, Huddersfield Examiner, Pennine Business Park, Longbow Close, Bradley Road, Huddersfield, HD2 1GC.
Family membership is pounds 250 a year and individual membership costs pounds 150.
TO celebrate Warburtons National Bread Week (May 4-10) a number of luxury family picnic hampers are up for grabs plus the chance to win a family membership to the National Trust and one month's supply of bread.
, has held a family membership in National Grape for 54 years.
Don't know what to get for the person who bought a lifetime family membership to the Kentucky-based Creation Museum?
BELLE NOVERRE (4.45) can prove the 'birdie' in the Golf Family Membership Handicap.
Each of FIVE readers will scoop a fine foods hamper, a year's family membership of English Heritage and a foldaway picnic rug.
Gay couple Mark Jeason and Martin Murdick said January 23 that they might move out of the Detroit suburb after the local community center refused to offer them a family membership because riley "don't fit the definition of a family."
Eastern Catholic parishes generally count their family membership in tens or hundreds, not thousands as most Roman Catholic parishes do.
Thirty percent of those with personal or family membership in a union knew that all unions do not have the right to strike while only 21% of respondents with no direct union membership in the immediate family correctly answered that question.
* FAMILY membership covers all persons living at the one residence.
She and her husband Stephen, with their two small children, had a family membership with ACF, and Karlene was a personal advocate for an environmentally aware lifestyle.