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Synonyms for family

Synonyms for family

a group of usually related people living together as a unit


a group of people sharing common ancestry

one's relatives collectively

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

of or relating to the family or household

Synonyms for family

a person having kinship with another or others

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

an association of people who share common beliefs or activities


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The FONR was formed in the fall of 2010 to help raise money to send children of families experiencing financial hardship to the Recreation Department's summer camp.
These survey items derived from case studies of families doing homework together (Xu & Corno, 1998) and from open-ended interviews with students, parents, and teachers (Xu & Yuan, 2003).
The kind of state formation that most of the essays discuss, most notably Satadru Sen's essay on the colonial state's efforts to engineer particular types of nuclear families in the penal colonies of the Andaman Islands, are mostly anti-democratic, limited oligarchies, unlike the types of republican forms of government that frame the work of Cott and Hunt, for instance.
In 1995, the Institute of Medicine report The Best Intentions: Unintended Pregnancy and the Well-Being of Children and Families (1) focused national attention on unintended pregnancy and provided additional support to Washington State's efforts to expand access to family planning.
Systems perspectives are not traditionally employed in school counseling, but they can indeed be part of effective counseling responses to mental health concerns of students and their families.
A theoretical framework that has been used to describe and understand how families function and interact is the Family Systems Theory (Steinglass 1987; Whitchurch & Constantine 1993).
This paper looks at a recent chapter in the story of the African-American family, the devastation of crack cocaine on already distressed inner-city families.
Salt Creek Grille furnished meals for the families of David Ewart's brother and for his former wife, and mother of his children, during the week leading up to Christmas.
A growing number of America's older and larger cities are beginning to resemble a Hopper landscape, missing particularly the families and children that had once filled the schools and churches and played in the parks and playgrounds.
IN RECENT YEARS, COLLEGE and university financial aid administrators and admissions personnel have witnessed the growth of an alarming trend--financial aid "consultants" who charge families for services offered for free by on-campus aid administrators.
Daughters from both poor and relatively well-off families become prostitutes in roughly equal proportions, she finds.
The author highlights information for career counselors to consider when addressing work-family interface with individuals who are members of same-sex, dual-earner couples or families.
An estimated 4 million working family members have been able to use FMLA each year without putting their jobs or health insurance at risk, according to the National Partnership for Women & Families.
Given the complex nature of families and their ability to cope, the authors do not pretend to know the formula for how families can finally accept the presence of disability or navigate through the adjustment process; however, they offer multiple examples and insights derived from actual families.
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