in·​ter·​fa·​mil·​ial ˌin-tər-fə-ˈmil-yəl How to pronounce interfamilial (audio)
variants or inter-familial
: existing or occurring between families : interfamily
interfamilial communication

Examples of interfamilial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On September 13, a Sussex spokesperson confirmed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would prefer attention remain on Queen Elizabeth’s legacy—not on any potential interfamilial disputes. Lauren Puckett-Pope, ELLE, 13 Sep. 2022 The season offers satisfying resolutions to the Dickinsons’ interfamilial conflicts—which in some cases means illustrating why they can never be resolved. Judy Berman, Time, 5 Nov. 2021 Preventing such abuses in the future will also ultimately require unpacking and tackling the interfamilial, political, and economic structures that have supported the phenomenon for so long. Leslie Goldman, Marie Claire, 28 Oct. 2020 The quick brown fox jumps over three generations of interfamilial trauma. Riane Konc, The New Yorker, 13 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interfamilial was in 1894

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“Interfamilial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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