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EN[ˈfæməli] [ˈfæmli]
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Ffamille WFamille
  • Une famille est une communauté d'individus réunis par des liens de parenté existant dans toutes les sociétés humaines — selon l'anthropologue Claude Lévi-Strauss.
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    Definition of family in English Dictionary

  • NomPLfamilies
    1. NC A group of people who are closely related to one another (by blood, marriage or adoption); for example, a set of parents and their children; an immediate family.
      1. Our family lives in town. ‎
    2. NC An extended family; a group of people who are related to one another by blood or marriage.
      1. NC A (close-knit) group of people related by blood, friendship, marriage, law, or custom, especially if they live or work together.
        1. crime family, Mafia family
        2. This is my fraternity family at the university. ‎
        3. Our company is one big happy family. ‎
      2. NC (taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below order and above genus; a taxon at that rank.
        1. Magnolias belong to the family Magnoliaceae. ‎
      3. NC Any group or aggregation of things classed together as kindred or related from possessing in common characteristics which distinguish them from other things of the same order.
        1. Doliracetam is a drug from the racetam family. ‎
      4. NC (music) A group of instruments having the same basic method of tone production.
        1. the brass family;  the violin family
      5. NC (linguistics) A group of languages believed to have descended from the same ancestral language.
        1. the Indo-European language family;  the Afro-Asiatic language family
      6. Used attributively.
        1. The dog was kept as a family pet. ‎
        2. For Apocynaceae, this type of flower is a family characteristic. ‎
    3. Adjectif
      1. Suitable for children and adults.
        1. It's not good for a date, it's a family restaurant.
        2. Some animated movies are not just for kids, they are family movies.
      2. Conservative, traditional.
        1. The cultural struggle is for the survival of family values against all manner of atheistic amorality.
      3. SLA Homosexual.
        1. I knew he was family when I first met him.
    4. Plus d'exemples
      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • This supermarket chain adopts several families every Yuletide, providing them with money and groceries for the holidays.
        • Looking out for your family should come before making money.
        • We have previously characterized a family 11 xylanase, Xyn11A-LC from alkalophilic Bacillus sp.
      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
        • Family affiliations are indicated for nonpinniped species.
        • Family members had been buried in the vault for centuries.
        • Families doing it tough will receive more assistance from the government.
      3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
        • In Saudi Arabia, one of the most conservative societies, one online rebel has rocked the Islamic establishment with tweeted allegations of corruption within the ruling royal family.
        • We spent each of the past five Easters together as a family.
        • They've been stepping out since he told her he was interested in a family.
    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
      1. Adjectifs
        • Adjectifs incomparable
        • Noms
          • Noms collectifs
            • Noms Dénombrable
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en familyish
            2. en familyism
            3. en familyist
            4. en familylike
            5. en familymoon
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of family for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "family" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms collectif, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum.
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            Définition: Niveau 9
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