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Family Noun Synonyms
ancestors, forebears, forefathers, progenitors, ancestry, parentage, descent, extraction, derivation, lineage, pedigree, genealogy, family tree, house, line, bloodline, dynasty, blood, stock, strain
He came from an old family of German bankers.

group, set, division, subdivision, classification, type, kind, class, genre, order, species, genus
English belongs to the Indo-European family of languages.

(kith and) kin, kinsmen, kindred, kinsfolk or and kinfolk, next of kin, relatives, relations, household, people, one's own flesh and blood, one's nearest and dearest, ménage, folks
We usually spend the holidays with my family.

Family Verb Synonyms
children, offspring, progeny, issue, brood, kids
Large families were much more common in the 19th century.

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Family Status Change

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Family Status Change: Used to define changes to an individuals existing family standing. Typically found in health care benefit plans covered by section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code. IRC 125, does not allow individua MORE

EFC (Expected Family Contribution)

Life Style / College / EFC (Expected Family Contribution): A formula established by the U. S. Congress calculates the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) or what the family can contribute to education. Greenville Technical College determines the student's fina MORE

Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Of 1993

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Of 1993: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees who have met minimum service requirements (12 months employed by the company with 1,250 hours of service in the preceding 12 months) to take up MORE

Gene Family

Science / Genetics / Gene Family: Group of closely related genes that make similar products. MORE

Brass Family

Entertainment / Music / Brass Family: The principal orchestral instruments of the brass family, from highest to lowest, are: trumpet, French horn, trombone and tuba. Other brass instruments commonly used in concert and marching bands incl MORE

Family Unity Model

Life Style / Adoption / Family Unity Model: A family meeting model used by CPS agencies to optimize family strengths in the planning process. This model is similar to the family group conferencing model. MORE