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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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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.
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.
The court-appointed defence lawyer tried to use the admissions and cooperation in order to reduce the sentence, as well as by appealing for her young age and the fact that she came from a large family with five other step siblings.
But when you're almost 15 and the everyday problems of dealing with divorced parents and step siblings are supplemented by the challenges of OCD, it's hard to imagine yourself falling in love.
my step siblings have plan to kill me and my son, my mother is the part of intrigues against me), suspicious attitude, and non compliance.
He was raised by his mother and has a younger half-sister and many step siblings.
Farzana, a motherless girl, committed suicide on Wednesday night after consuming poisonous chemical (Malathion), after she could not bear the frequent beatings from her step mother and step siblings, said director of women affairs, Nasima Arzu.