Social unit of two or more persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption and having a shared commitment to the mutual relationship. See also household.

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  • All the employees at the small start-up felt so committed to one another and the company that they considered their coworkers to be a sort of second family.

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  • It is generally considered to be an unwise practice to work with members of your family because personal matters can get in the way of objective decision making in a business context.

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  • My brother and I, along with the rest of my family, went to the amusement park to have fun together.

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