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extended family

extended family

 
pronunciation:
ihk sten dihd fae mih li
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large group of relatives related by blood, marriage, or adoption who compose a single household or live close to each other.
definition 2: a group of people who are not necessarily related by blood but who live together or close to each other and have familial responsibilities and relationships.