Nuclear-family Definition

noun
A basic social unit consisting of parents and their dependent children living in one household.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
conjugal family

Other Word Forms of Nuclear-family

Noun

Singular:
nuclear-family
Plural:
nuclear-families

Origin of Nuclear-family

  • From nuclear basic, cardinal, central

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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