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Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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He expressed the hope that under the guidance of President Erdogan and AKP leadership, the bilateral and brotherly ties between the two countries would grow further, besides witnessing an intensity in people to people contacts.
Meanwhile, in another statement issued from the Minister's office, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination has clarified that the statement attributed to the Federal Minister was reported out of context as the Minister never meant to level any allegation against any brotherly country.
I also reiterate my resolute commitment to working together with you to deepen the bonds of brotherhood, cooperation and solidarity between our two countries and our two brotherly peoples to their best interests of to the best service of our Arab and Muslim nation", HM the King concluded.
Al-Raei stressed the importance of developing the cooperation between the two brotherly countries so as to achieve the aspirations of the two countries' peoples.
In conclusion, Shaikh Khalifa said to President-elect Al Sisi, "We look forward with confidence to working with you for the good of our peoples and the Arab nation, expressing to you my most sincere wishes of good luck and success in leading the march of the Egyptian brotherly people towards greater stability, development, and evolution.
In a statement issued today, the Representatives Council urged an effective and immediate action from the International Community to save the brotherly Syrian people from the humanitarian disaster it is currently facing, noting that, so far, 30 persons, the majority of whom are children, women and elderly people, have died because of hunger, sickness or cold, and as a result of the inability to deliver relief aid to victims.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa also sent a congratulatory cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, in which he praised the constantly growing, brotherly relations between the two brotherly countries.
We are confident that you will continue the march of your father Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and his efforts in the service of the State of Qatar and its people and the strengthening of relations between the two brotherly countries.
Last month, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki stressed the friendly and brotherly ties between Tehran and Baghdad, and called for the further development of bilateral relations and mutual cooperation between the two Muslim neighboring nations.
BEIRUT: President Michel discussed the "distinctive brotherly relations" between Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates with Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid al-Maktoum, UAE vice-president and prime minister and ruler of Dubai, during a meeting on Monday in Dubai.
The Gordanian prime minister expressed his thanks for the good reception and hospitality and ascertained development of relations between the two brotherly countries.
In a press release, Spokesman of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry said that "Syria offers heartfelt condolences to the people and government of the brotherly Iraq over the death of innocent civilians and expresses solidarity with the victims' families, hoping that Iraq would restore its security and stability.