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families

noun
plural of family

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1 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
  • the Adams family made remarkable contributions to American life for more than two centuries

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2 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • the flute, the clarinet, the oboe, and other members of the woodwind family

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“Families.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/families. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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