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Definitions and Synonyms of family unit | Another word for family unit | What is family unit?

Definition 1: primary social group; parents and children - [noun denoting group]

Samples where family unit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

Synonyms for family unit in the sense of this definition

(family unit is a kind of ...) group of people related by blood or marriage

(... is a kind of family unit ) a pair of people who live together

"a married couple from Chicago"

(... is a kind of family unit ) two people who are married to each other

"his second marriage was happier than the first" "a married couple without love"

(... is an instance of family unit) a 19th century family of three sisters who all wrote novels

(... is an instance of family unit) a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor

(family unit is a member of ...) a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age

"they had three children" "they were able to send their kids to college"

(family unit is a member of ...) a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian

(family unit is a member of ...) a person's brother or sister

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