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extrafamilial

Line breaks: extra|famil¦ial
Pronunciation: /ˌɛkstrəfəˈmɪljəl
 
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Definition of extrafamilial in English:

adjective

Outside the family.
Example sentences
  • In order to reduce the number of predictor variables used in the primary analyses, multiple regressions were initially conducted within the self, family, and extrafamilial systems for each of the four outcome measures.
  • In order to apply this model, factors identified in the literature as being predictors of adolescent sexual activity were organized into self, family, and extrafamilial systems.
  • The current research is part of a larger project that evaluates factors from the individual, family, and extrafamilial levels.

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