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In human context, a family (from Latin: familiare) is an exclusive group of people who share a close relationship —a unit typically (or "traditionally") composed of a mated couple and their dependent children (procreation) in co-residence. Families create generations —each of which gain in maturity and self sufficiency such as to create and provide for subsequent generations. Extended from the human "family unit" by affinity, economy, culture, tradition, honor, and friendship are concepts of family that are metaphorical, or that grow increasingly inclusive extending to nationhood and humanism. There are also concepts of family that break with tradition within particular societies, or those that are transplanted via migration to flourish or else cease within their new societies. In science, the term "family" has come to be used as a means to classification|classify groups of objects as being closely and exclusively related. In the study of animals it has been found that many species...
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