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fam·i·ly unit

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  1. family, family unitnoun

    primary social group; parents and children

    "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"

    Synonyms:
    kinsperson, mob, crime syndicate, kinfolk, menage, family line, class, home, category, kinsfolk, family, folk, household, fellowship, sept, kin, phratry, house, syndicate

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  1. Deputy District Attorney Christy Bowles:

    The desperation is what led to his desire to hurt anyone who he felt might be a threat to his family unit. His family unit was everything to him. He did not have a lot of outside interest, a lot of outside friends, a threat to his family unit resulted in his desire to harm anyone who might get in the way of keeping that family whole, and is ultimately what led to the murder of [Maya].

  2. Pearl S. Buck:

    The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born.

  3. Justin Clark:

    They've really grown into the normalcy of a family unit, they all get along well! They have their normal sibling spats but they're not very often and not very big.

  4. Charlie Hall:

    There's just a greater cohesiveness within the family unit that occurs outside with your hands in the dirt, there's not as much eye-rolling when teenagers are told to do something, not as much fighting between siblings. There's fewer harsh words between spouses.

  5. Eliza Park:

    The patient in these situations truly is the entire family unit.


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