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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
Within the nuclear family the relationship between husband and wife became a more egalitarian one.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Blood relationship, family, and the rulership of the housefather are in this early period the base and centre of social order.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Nearly every family has ties of relationship or intimacy with some ecclesiastical person of either sex.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
People did not forget and even had they desired to do so, his relationship family history prevented Breton's oblivion.
"The Duchess of Wrexe" by Hugh Walpole
It was the best means of coming into contact with his "new family" and strengthening the relationship.
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
It is admitted, however, that this scheme does not represent the probable descent or relationship of the families.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
Although my family can boast of many renowned names, we have every reason to be proud of this relationship.
"Vineta" by E. Werner
These views are supported by ethnological observations and used as a clue to the history of relationship and family law in ancient Greece.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
Separations of this kind are often destructive of the old family relationships.
"New Homes for Old" by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
Plainly, then, Jesus felt that marriage established a family relationship which was to resemble other family relationships in its indissolubleness.
"The Bible and Life" by Edwin Holt Hughes

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
As it turns, there is a strong relationship between the families of homaloidal hypersurfaces described here and some hypersurfaces with vanishing Hessian.
Homaloidal hypersurfaces and hypersurfaces with vanishing Hessian
To describe the family of optimal tests, we must consider separately two cases of the relationship between f0 and f1 .
Asymptotically optimal multistage tests of simple hypotheses
Zero inflation is a special case of overdispersion that contradicts the relationship between the mean and variance in a one-parameter exponential family.
A Bayesian test for excess zeros in a zero-inflated power series distribution
If the limit functions θ(t−1) and δ(t−1) are based on different families of smooth functions then relationships (1) or (3) may not hold; see the next section for more details.
Non-Smooth Spatio-Temporal Coordinates in Nonlinear Dynamics
Of course, for neutron stars (unlike white dwarfs), there is only one equation of state in nature; all neutron stars form a single family, and whatever the tra jectory of the mass-radius relationship is for that family, the limiting mass star has the smallest radius, and it is greater or equal to the limit derived.
Lower Limit on Radius as a Function of Mass for Neutron Stars
The latter generally involves relationships between families of discrete orthogonal polynomials with two different sets of nodes of orthogonalization.
Uniform Asymptotics for Polynomials Orthogonal With Respect to a General Class of Discrete Weights and Universality Results for Associated Ensembles
The derived sequence 1 2 P2n = QnPn was introduced above, just after the minor derivative, to explain the Fermat family in connection with Sastry’s challenge problem! Working out the relationships (for instance Hatch ) we leave to the reader.
Pythagorean Triples and a New Pythagorean Theorem
The relationship between a measure µ ∈ M (Rd ) considered as a set function µ(E ) defined on the family of Borel sets and µ considered as a linear form ϕ 7→ hµ, ϕi is well known and explained by the Riesz Representation Theorem (see e.g.
Support theorems for the Radon transform and Cram\'er-Wold theorems
For each family listed above, there is a functional (or equational) relationship between the parameter m and the parameters k, s etc. appearing in the function.
Quadratic Binomial APN Functions and Absolutely Irreducible Polynomials
Pitman was able to derive a remarkable duality formula for certain members of the PD(α, θ) family, where in particular he describes the relationships between X ∼ PD(αδ, θ) and Y ∼ PD(α, θ) for 0 ≤ δ < 1.
Coag-Frag duality for a class of stable Poisson-Kingman mixtures