stepfamily

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step·fam·i·ly

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

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

(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.
[1965–70]
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styvfamilj
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