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A family with two children lives next door.
Is the Watson family going to be there?
He grew up in a large middle-class family.
Single-parent families are increasingly common.
The tent is big enough for a family of six.
Does your family have any history of heart disease?
She did not want the property to go to anyone outside the family.
The boatyard had been in his family for four generations.
We spent our vacation visiting family in Scotland.
We ought to help him, after all, he is family.
We had Christmas lunch in the company of family and friends.
He's like one of the family.
The soldier had a wife and family.
They want to get married and start a family.
It's difficult raising a family on one salary.
Kidney beans belong to the bean family.
This is the American English definition of family. View British English definition of family.
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