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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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Response to within family selection for body weight in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis nilotieus) using a single-trait animal model.
The results are mixed because of many variables, including length of visiting program, type of professionals used, family selection criteria, and content of teaching.
The family selection could begin in the next couple of months.
Our Family Selection Committee has already designated a deserving New Brunswick family for the home based on a number of national and regional guidelines, including income, credit history, etc.
Trinchero Family Selection Merlot 2000 (California), $14.
1992) in combination with family selection made it feasible to select directly on life span.
factors influencing family selection of a healthcare provider;
Mirassou is proud of two Pinot noirs -- a Harvest Reserve with classic Burgundian nose and well-balanced fruit, and a Family Selection with a black cherry characteristic.
Habitat Family Selection Coordinator Jill Franklin, added, "We can't thank TransPerfect enough for their support.

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