Dictionary definition for: Family
1. (n) a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia" "It was a good Christian household" "I waited until the whole house was asleep" "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
5. (n) an association of people who share common beliefs or activities; "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family" "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
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