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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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Mrs Strain, who was regional care home manager, said: "The granddaughter was extremely distressed because of what had been said.
She believed their granddaughter would become a better person henceforth.
Jean, who also has another granddaughter Ava, aged four, left work at the school after her husband died in 1993.
It was bureaucratic madness that on the one hand she was being paid a full fostering allowance for one child in her care as a foster carer whereas she was receiving over pounds 100 per week less for her granddaughter.
My granddaughter is still homeless, but we're hoping soon she will have a home, maybe in time for Christmas.
The implications from this study are that pregnant mothers need to eat a well balanced diet because they may be affecting the future health of their daughters and granddaughters," says de Assis.
Rosalind is pleased to announce the birth of her 5th granddaughter, Amelie Rose, to Sarah (Doyle) and Dave, sister for Layla Mae.
She is also the granddaughter of Robert & Edith (nee Richards) Camp and the great granddaughter of the late Collins Hillier McBride & Helen Robina (nee King) McBride UE and the late Ernest Ivan Purdy UE & Geertje Sara Johanna (nee Venhuizen) Purdy.
Shereen Murphy knew her granddaughter was on the child protection register.
On February 16, Terry Ryan and her three-year-old granddaughter arrived home from the Fair Play Elementary School in Fair Play, Missouri.
A WOMAN has been convicted of assault for smacking a three-year-old girl she mistook for her runaway granddaughter.
The YA component is that the 15-year-old granddaughter, Tamar, who adores her grandfather, finds out when he commits suicide that his secrets from 1945 ruined the life of his son, Tamar's father.