familism

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noun fam·i·lism \ˈfa-mə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of familism

  1. :  a social pattern in which the family assumes a position of ascendance over individual interests

familistic

play \ˌfa-mə-ˈli-stik\ adjective

1609

First Known Use of familism

1609

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