family relationship


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n family relationship (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
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  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    “Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.”


In literature:

Must be without close family ties, or relationship.
"Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!" by Warner Van Lorne
The relationships existing among the various branches of a family are often extremely intricate and complicated.
"Pyrrhus" by Jacob Abbott
But for the lady who accompanied Mrs. Endicott, I would not be suspected of relationship with your honored family.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
He knew every family, its history and inter-relationships.
"Dwellers in Arcady" by Albert Bigelow Paine
In preceding chapters of this series I have treated of trees in a relationship of family, or according to some noted similarity.
"Getting Acquainted with the Trees" by J. Horace McFarland
The relationships of their family life and domestic administration were entirely civilised and humane.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
Of their authenticity so far as the relationship of Mr. Lincoln with the family of Winters is concerned, I have no doubt.
"The Galaxy" by Various
Family relationships thus came in the land-farmer communities to be very general.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
The natural element of the family is found in marriage and relationship; the spiritual, in love.
"Pedagogics as a System" by Karl Rosenkranz
Similar family relationships existed between the other Politburo members.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe

In news:

Family life educator teaches ways to enhance relationship.
When you have a relationship and a family, you need to know that everyone is on the same page, and this is hard to do unless both of you are being honest .
LOS ANGELES—The bonds of love and family are tested in the most mundane ways in "Save the Date," an indie relationship comedy that's short on both romance and humor.
Many family caregivers struggle with how relationships change after memory loss .
Intimidad An original story of family relationships and the meaning of "home," the award winning Intimidad takes us inside a Victoria Secrets factory where Mexican women sew bras.
The new play premiering at The Play Ground this Thursday called "The Cabin" takes a unique look at family dynamics and relationships through a daughter who has not seen her father in years.
Often, whether it is a romantic relationship or family tie, we hold onto a dream about how we wish the relationship would be, even though it is not.
Still, Magness knows firsthand the strain that repeat overseas tours can put on family relationships.
When I look back on my family of origin, it's interesting to see how our relationships change and then come back around.
I have a 5-year-old son who sees his father about once a year, if that, but we have a good relationship with the rest of his father's family.
"Distance runners have this camaraderie they build running against each other for sometimes 6 years and you just get this relationship and you become a family.".
Families caring for foster children have a tricky relationship with the state.
Depression is contagious, spread primarily by social interaction in the family and in other intimate relationships.
It is also a core mental skill because of its impact on other parts of one's life, like school and relationships with family and friends.
This is a novel about family, the intricacies of the intertwining relationships among parents and children, grandparents and grandchildren, siblings and cousins, in-laws and girlfriends.

In science:

We first introduce a family of branching processes in varying environment related to the transition probability measures ν1,j of the Markov chain (Xu )u∈U0 and then establish a relationship between these processes and the set Θ given by (8).
Random fractals and tree-indexed Markov chains
More immediate implications are provided by the relationship between the continuum random tree and various random graph trees, important examples of which are GaltonWatson process family trees, started from a single ancestor, conditioned on the total population size being n.
Convergence of simple random walks on random discrete trees to Brownian motion on the continuum random tree
But if A and B are not in the same consistent family, “perp” says nothing about a logical relationship.
Choice of Consistent Family, and Quantum Incompatibility
Second, a clear view is obtained for relationships between different spaces in the same family, such as several dualities; otherwise some of these may easily pass unnoticed, yet they may provide new hindsights.
Trigonometry of spacetimes: a new self-dual approach to a curvature/signature (in)dependent trigonometry
Initial results indicate that this type of study will produce further information on diffuse band families, relationships between diffuse band carriers and atoms/molecules along the same lines-of-sight, and on the physical conditions in the cloud.
The Diffuse Interstellar Bands: A Major Problem in Astronomical Spectroscopy