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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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Family selection for growth performance based on the whole full-sib family level will be a strategy in [F.sub.2] construction.
Hosley is a member of the Family Selection Committee and Walson was the co-chair of the recent "Who Will Build It" breakfast fundraiser which raised approximately $75, 000 for the Habitat Orlando affiliate.
The results are mixed because of many variables, including length of visiting program, type of professionals used, family selection criteria, and content of teaching.
"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.," Father Counselman explained.
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;
"Family Selection" is the middle line, with Chardonnay at $9.75, White Burgundy (Pinot blanc) at $7.50 and Monterey Riesling and Chenin blanc at $6.50.

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