kin group


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Noun1.kin group - group of people related by blood or marriagekin group - group of people related by blood or marriage
social group - people sharing some social relation
mishpachah, mishpocha - (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends); "she invited the whole mishpocha"
family unit, family - primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
folks - your parents; "he wrote to his folks every day"
family tree, genealogy - successive generations of kin
totem - a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
Tribes of Israel, Twelve Tribes of Israel - twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
clan member, clansman, clanswoman - a member of a clan
tribesman - someone who lives in a tribe
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4 September 2018 - UK-based shell company Kin Group plc (LSE: KIN) has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the entire share capital of native in-game advertising specialist bidstack other than the shares to be issued to it pursuant to the exercise of its conversion rights arising under the convertible loan note, for an aggregate consideration of approximately GBP 6.8m (USD 8.72m), the company said.
Brahmanism allowed kin groups to form caste groups or jati by assigning each kin group to a varna.
Favoring out-group altruism, the values of liberal-high-IQ individuals greatly diverge from those of individuals with lower IQ, and in order to justify an all-encompassing altruism that goes beyond the kin group. Thus, "the Standard Social Science Model" as taught by liberal academics argues, that human beings are all essentially similar, and that differences in ability are primarily due to differences in education, socialization and general environmental conditions, rather than being significantly heritable.
Where friends and the extended family play a major role in the life of an average Indian, the Gandhi family seems to be a unit unto itself with seemingly little interaction with its larger Indian kin group. In great measure this is the outcome of the multiple tragedies the family has suffered-- Indira and Rajiv Gandhi's assassinations.
[They] say that they cannot evaluate, they cannot deal with, the category 'good man' outside the contexts of village and kin group. Within these contexts the villager has obligations to others, and these others have obligations to him; it is solely on the basis of how a man fulfills his obligations to you that he can be evaluated.
Although they had not been backed by the villagers, as in case of the Vo kin group, in 2003, the Pham lineage received official permission and support from local authorities of the district People's Committee to apply for recognition of Lady Jambose's temple as a historical site.
Sanctions still insufficient, says leader of abductee kin group
The town even then was full of armed encampments in its outer suburbs -- Pathan chiefs who had escaped with their people from the war in Afghanistan had built huge well defended compounds to house the refugees from their kin group. It was clear then that the hospitality that Pakistan felt it had to extend to the displaced Pathans was storing up trouble ahead.
The town even then was full of armed encampments in its outer suburbs - Pathan chiefs who had escaped with their people from the war in Afghanistan had built huge well-defended compounds to house the refugees from their kin group. It was clear then that the hospitality that Pakistan felt it had to extend to the displaced Pathans was storing up trouble ahead.
For example, he argues that in Uganda kin groups have significant power to control sexual behavior and sexual access (such as through marriage) among their members, who depend for their livelihood on land controlled by the kin group.
In chapter 3, Kwon describes the reburial movement of the 1990s, in which people reclaimed dispersed bodies within the "proprietorship of a kin group" (p.