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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 has been a second Fenelon, unknown beyond the narrow limits of a country parish, and by some secret of his own has infused a spirit of brotherliness and of charity among these folk that has made them almost like one large family. M.
Remember that she is one of a large family; that as to fortune, it is a most eligible match; and be ready to believe, for everybody's sake, that she may feel something like regard and esteem for our cousin."
He was a cross-grained man, oppressed by a large family, and he resented the superciliousness which he fancied he saw in Philip.
The first was a quaint Shaggy Man, whom Ozma had made the Governor of the Royal Storehouses, and the second a Yellow Hen named Billina, who had a fine house in the gardens back of the palace, where she looked after a large family. Both these had been old comrades of Dorothy, so you see the little girl was quite an important personage in Oz, and the people thought she had brought them good luck, and loved her next best to Ozma.
Peter has a large family, you know, and she finds it hard to get help.
the repair of the furnace in the household of a large family of 1 pc.
There's a ground floor bedroom with bathroom for disabled/ wheelchair access, a large family living room with feature multi-fuel stove, plus a beautiful breakfasting/ kitchen with high quality appliances and a utility room.
class="MsoNormalOther people felt insulted, too, because they come from a large family and did not take kindly to having someone label their mother an idiot.
Pakistan is suffering from extremely tender socio-economic and political chaos there are many reason why share of child labour is increasing such as poverty large family size, social attitudes and low literacy rate, worst economic crisis, symmetry of natural disaster, and large increase of unemployment most recent data available is from 1996 where a survey was conducted that showed that there are 3.3 million children in Pakistan who are victims of child labour.
The authority stated the development would provide social housing in part of the city which desperately needed it, especially bungalows allowing people to downsize and free up large family homes in the area.
But a statement read on behalf of Councillor Michael Wheeler (Labour) said that the development was "not in keeping with the nature of the area," and said that 25 adults were likely to produce "far more noise" and create "more disturbance" than a large family.
Violent brawls and disruptive behavior on a 10-day Carnival Line cruise in the South Pacific led the ship to dock early so Australian police could remove a large family of 23 people, CNN reported.

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