Definition of 'familial'
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We have to accept our own familial duty. The Sun (2015)It reflected deep changes in the nature of familial relationships. On the Edge: A History of Poor Black Children and Their American Dreams (1993)Far better is her exploration of the troubled familial relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The glue here is hard work and familial love. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her early experience of familial and romantic love is well known. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As his familial relationships become increasingly fraught, the lies become more serious. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Its best explanation for familial love was that it was a proxy for long-term economic security. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The familial link became shackles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A familial relationship is bound to be spawned and that's a good thing. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)The theme is the struggle between familial duty and the opportunities of the American Dream. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have fought hard for the familial relationships into which others stumble, and there is a veteran's peace in our mutual devotion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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