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 (stĕp′făm′ə-lē, -făm′lē)
n. pl. step·fam·i·lies
A family with one or more stepchildren.


(ˈstɛpˌfæmɪlɪ; ˈstɛpˌfæmlɪ)
n, pl -lies
a family created by a second union in which there are stepchildren or step-parents


(ˈstɛpˌfæm ə li, -ˌfæm li)

n., pl. -lies.
a family composed of a parent, a stepparent, and a child or children by a previous marriage.
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The over-subscription criteria include children in care and children previously looked after, pupils "permanently resident in the admission zone", pupils with a sibling or step sibling at the school and "pupils with exceptional social and/or medical reasons for attending the school".
A qualifying child is your biological, adopted, step, or foster child; a full, half, or step sibling; or the direct descendant of any of these individuals.
In the process, he also finds the strength to cope with adversity in many forms and his changing family situation, and to accept and appreciate a new step sibling. This may resonate with young readers who are struggling with changes in their own lives, even if they are not being hurled through time.
Nazo Shinwari further said that her step siblings had approached the courts to get her mother's property, saying that they wanted justice.
In her first media interview, Chichi opened up to the Star about the family's protracted property dispute with her step siblings that have left them impoverished.
Survivors include his mother, Lisa Keener of Chester; father, David (Laura) Eggemeyer of Chester; one brother, Carl Eggemeyer of Marion; five step siblings, Alyssa Ebert, Lexus Iverson, Caitlin Seiler, Dominic Seiler and Taylor Doll; extended sisters, Amy Eggemeyer, Ambryauna Phillips, Allaynah Price and Alexiyah Price; nieces and nephews: James, Alisa, Ethan and Kari; step grandfather, Clifford Ebert, Sr.; many dear aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Step relatives, such as step parents and step brothers and sisters, step siblings and stepchildren are also prohibited, as they are considered the same as blood relationship.
The title also refers to the number of step siblings and parents on show, and the formidable hurdles of race, class and money the students must clear in order to succeed.
"A lot of children seem to move in with grandparents and suddenly get step siblings when it comes to application time."
Faced with scorn and rejection of his step siblings ( Neil Nitin Mukesh and Swara Bhaskar), he awaits his coronation and is also all set to wed princess Maithili ( Sonam Kapoor) of the neighbouring kingdom.
The choreography is clean, combining acrobatic skills with traditional ballet vocabulary, particularly for the trio of evil stepmother Aerona (a particularly leggy, sharp Natalie Debono) and the spoilt, petulant but fun step siblings Seren and Cas danced by Lydia Arnoux and Robbie Moorcroft.
He is survived by his brother Geoff Ramage and several step siblings.He was predeceased by his parents Robert Ramage and Ruth (Bell) Ramage Neumann.