Definition of immediate family
: a person's parents, brothers and sisters, husband or wife, and children Hospital visits are limited to immediate family.
Word by Word Definitions
: acting or being without the intervention of another object, cause, or agency : direct
: present to the mind independently of other states or factors
: involving or derived from a single premise
: a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household
: a group of persons of common ancestry : clan
: a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock : race
: of or relating to a family (see 1family)
: designed or suitable for both children and adults
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