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fam•i•lism



Pronunciation: (fam'u-liz"um), [key]
n. Sociol.
the subordination of the personal interests and prerogatives of an individual to the values and demands of the family: Familism characterized the patriarchal family.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

familiar spiritfamily

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