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Wiktionary

  1. familiesnoun

    Plural form of family.

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  1. Families

    of Family

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  1. Families

    Families was a daytime soap opera produced by Granada Television and created by Kay Mellor. It followed two families; the Thompsons, based in Cheshire, England, and the Stevens, living in Sydney, Australia. It was produced and recorded at Studio 6 at Granada Studios in Manchester. The link in the storyline was businessman Mike Thompson, who walked out on his family on his birthday and flew to Australia to be with his true love Diana Stevens, whom he had left years earlier. Unbeknownst to Mike, Diana had given birth to his son Andrew and as complications ensued over the abrupt life changes for both families, Andrew travelled to England, where he met Mike’s daughter, Amanda, by his English wife Sue, and they fell in love, not realising that they were half-brother and sister. This plot line was somewhat similar to the opening storyline of the popular Australian soap opera Sons and Daughters which had successfully aired on ITV daytime since 1983. It was broadcast twice a week at 3.20pm with the first episode broadcast on 23 April 1990. Both episodes were also repeated on Thursday 10.40pm in the Granada TV region as part of Granada's "10.40-extra" strand. After two years, stories involving the Thompson and Stevens families—and the UK-Australian crossover angle—had run their course, with several characters either dead or left for pastures new. In their place came the wealthy Bannerman family, who were introduced during the summer of 1992, as they moved into the Thompsons' Cheshire mansion from a suburb of Manchester. In addition, some of the remaining Australian-based characters were re-located to England.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'families' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1235

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    Rank popularity for the word 'families' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1558

How to pronounce families?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of families in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of families in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of families in a Sentence

  1. Justin Clark:

    The biggest thing we want people to know is how great of a need there is for foster and adoptive homes in the US, the numbers are staggering and the reality is there are children without families who are living down the street from you.

  2. Jay Nixon:

    This extreme measure would take our state backward, squeeze the middle-class, lower wages for Missouri families, and subject businesses to criminal and unlimited civil liability, right-to-work is wrong for Missouri, it’s wrong for the middle-class – and it must never become the law of the Show-Me State.

  3. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence:

    I'm just determined to clarify this: This is about protecting the religious liberty of people of faith and families of faith.

  4. Manjunath Sadashiva:

    A large number of young people having such undesirable attitudes toward violence against women - including girls themselves - is alarming, these are school-going and college-going students – they’re not uneducated or non-literate people. These are people from cities, not even rural areas... These attitudes that students are displaying are potentially what they are absorbing from society at large, from their families.

  5. Todd Schulte:

    They grew up here, they work at nearly every major company in America, serve in the military and many are working on recovery efforts in Texas, if DACA is repealed and no permanent legislation passed, they will all be fired and our government will begin the large-scale deportation of people raised in the United States, using information they volunteered to the government with the promise it would never be used against them or their families.

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