Definition of start a family in English:

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start a family

Conceive one’s first child.
Example sentences
  • At the time, Newberry and her husband, Maurice, were in the Air Force, starting a family and attending grad school.
  • He still feels that way, but his keen focus on becoming mayor of his hometown has dulled somewhat now that he's started a family and established roots in Houston.
  • If a couple are considering starting a family they may approach their general practitioner for advice on conceiving.
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