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nuclear family

noun

Simple Definition of nuclear family

  • : the part of a family that includes only the father, mother, and children

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nuclear family

  1. :  a family group that consists only of father, mother, and children

1947

First Known Use of nuclear family

1947


Medical Dictionary

nuclear family

noun

Medical Definition of nuclear family

  1. :  a family group that consists only of father, mother, and children—see extended family




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