Definitions for familialfəˈmɪl yəl, -ˈmɪl i əl

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  1. familial(adj)

    relating to or having the characteristics of a family

    "children of the same familial background"; "familial aggregation"

  2. familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissible(adj)

    occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

    "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"


  1. familial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to family.

    Mark had to leave work due to familial obligations.

  2. Origin: From the familia suffixed with -al.

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