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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Early Modern English _familie_ (not in Middle English), from Latin _familia_ (“the servants in a household, domestics collectively”), from _famulus_ (“servant”)/_famula_ (“female servant”), from Old Latin _famul_, of obscure origin. Perhaps derived from or cognate to Oscan _famel_ (“servant”).

From Early Modern English familie (not in Middle English), from Latin familia (the servants in a household, domestics collectively), from famulus (servant)/famula (female servant), from Old Latin famul, of obscure origin. Perhaps derived from or cognate to Oscan famel (servant).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈfæməli/, /ˈfæmli/ * Hyphenation: fa‧mi‧ly

  • IPA(key): /ˈfæməli/, /ˈfæmli/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧mi‧ly

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

FAMILY (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ FAMILIES) * (countable) A group of people who are closely related to one another (by blood or marriage); for example, a set of parents and their children; an immediate family. _Our FAMILY lives in town._ * 1893, Walter Besant, _The Ivory Gate_, Prologue: Such a scandal as the prosecution of a brother for forgery—with a verdict of guilty—is a most truly horrible, deplorable, fatal thing. It takes the respectability out of a FAMILY perhaps at a critical moment, when the FAMILY is just assuming the robes of respectability: […] it is a black spot which all the soaps ever advertised could never wash off. * (countable) An extended family; a group of people who are related to one another by blood or marriage. * 1915, William T. Groves, _A History and Genealogy of the Groves FAMILY in America_ * (countable) A (close-knit) group of people related by blood, marriage, law, or custom, especially if they live or work together. _crime FAMILY,_ Mafia FAMILY _This is my fraternity FAMILY at the university._ _Our company is one big happy FAMILY._ * (countable, biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below order and above genus; a taxon at that rank. _Magnolias belong to the FAMILY Magnoliaceae._ * 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, _The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian_, volume V, page 4 The closest affinities of the Jubulaceae are with the Lejeuneaceae. The two FAMILIES share in common: _a_ elaters usually 1-spiral, trumpet-shaped and fixed to the capsule valves, distally […]. * (countable) Any group or aggregation of things classed together as kindred or related from possessing in common characteristics which distinguish them from other things of the same order. _Doliracetam is a drug from the racetam FAMILY._ * (countable, music) A group of instruments having the same basic method of tone production. _the brass FAMILY;  the violin FAMILY_ * (countable, linguistics) A group of languages believed to have descended from the same ancestral language. _the Indo-European language FAMILY;  the Afro-Asiatic language FAMILY_ * Used attributively. _The dog was kept as a FAMILY pet._ _For Apocynaceae, this type of flower is a FAMILY characteristic._ USAGE NOTES * In some dialects, _FAMILY_ is used as a plurale tantum. SYNONYMS * _see also_ Wikisaurus:class * _see also_ nuclear family, immediate family, extended family HYPONYMS * (computing): C family TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS * family of curves (matematics)

family (countable and uncountable, plural families)

  1. (countable) A group of people who are closely related to one another (by blood or marriage); for example, a set of parents and their children; an immediate family.
    Our family lives in town.
  2. (countable) An extended family; a group of people who are related to one another by blood or marriage.
  3. (countable) A (close-knit) group of people related by blood, marriage, law, or custom, especially if they live or work together.
    crime family, Mafia family
    This is my fraternity family at the university.
    Our company is one big happy family.
  4. (countable, biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below order and above genus; a taxon at that rank.
    Magnolias belong to the family Magnoliaceae.
  5. (countable) Any group or aggregation of things classed together as kindred or related from possessing in common characteristics which distinguish them from other things of the same order.
    Doliracetam is a drug from the racetam family.
  6. (countable, music) A group of instruments having the same basic method of tone production.
    the brass family;  the violin family
  7. (countable, linguistics) A group of languages believed to have descended from the same ancestral language.
    the Indo-European language family;  the Afro-Asiatic language family
  8. Used attributively.
    The dog was kept as a family pet.
    For Apocynaceae, this type of flower is a family characteristic.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

FAMILY (_not comparable_) * Suitable for children and adults. _It's not good for a date, it's a FAMILY restaurant._ _Some animated movies are not just for kids, they are FAMILY movies._ * Conservative, traditional. _The cultural struggle is for the survival of FAMILY values against all manner of atheistic amorality._ * (slang) Homosexual. _I knew he was FAMILY when I first met him._ TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * familial * familiar, familiarity * familicide

family (not comparable)

  1. Suitable for children and adults.
    It's not good for a date, it's a family restaurant.
    Some animated movies are not just for kids, they are family movies.
  2. Conservative, traditional.
    The cultural struggle is for the survival of family values against all manner of atheistic amorality.
  3. (slang) Homosexual.
    I knew he was family when I first met him.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* Category:Family

  • Category:Family

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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English - External Links

* family in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * family in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * FAMILY on Wikipedia.Wikipedia * “family” in _Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1_, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006. * “family” in _Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary,_ Merriam-Webster Online


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