1. A father, mother and their sons and daughters; also called a nuclear family. Nobody in my family smokes.
2. Conservative, traditional. Family values are vital to a civil society.
3. A group of people related by blood, marriage, law or custom. crime family, The Mafia family is very close.
4. A group of people who live together, members of a intimate social group, or work together. Our company is one big family. They treated me like family.
5. Used attributively. The dog was a family pet.
6. Suitable for children. It was a family rated movie.

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Shown is a young family on the beach