Translation: from spanish

family resemblance

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  • Family resemblance — This article is about the philosophical term proposed by Ludwig Wittgenstein, not about the common observation that offspring resemble parents and one another. Family resemblance (German Familienähnlichkeit [. In translations of Wittgenstein s… …   Wikipedia

  • family resemblance — The phenomenon stressed in his later work by Wittgenstein, that the objects denoted by a term may be tied together not by one common property, but by a network of resemblances, like the persons whose faces share features characteristic of a… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Resemblance — may refer to: *Resemblance: as in you have a resemblance to your brother (In the case of twins) see analogy and similarity *Resemblance nominalism *Ludwig Wittgenstein s family resemblances *In text mining, the degree to which two documents… …   Wikipedia

  • Family Law (film) — Family Law French theatrical poster Directed by Daniel Burman Produced by …   Wikipedia

  • resemblance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close, great, marked, remarkable, striking, strong ▪ eerie (esp. AmE), uncanny ▪ She …   Collocations dictionary

  • resemblance — n. 1) to bear a resemblance to 2) a close, strong; remote; striking resemblance 3) a family resemblance 4) a resemblance between; to * * * [rɪ zembləns] remote striking resemblance strong to a close a family resemblance …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Family (disambiguation) — A family is a domestic or social group.Family or The Family may refer to:cience* Family (biology), a level of scientific classification for organisms * Family (mathematics), an ordered collection * Family (Periodic table), a group in the periodic …   Wikipedia

  • family — fam|i|ly W1S1 [ˈfæməli] n plural families ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(closely related group)¦ 2¦(all your relations)¦ 3¦(children)¦ 4 family size/pack etc 5¦(group of animals/things)¦ 6 she s/he s family 7 in the family way ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Family therapy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 94.42 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Family — • In the classical Roman period the familia rarely included the parents or the children. Its English derivative was frequently used in former times to describe all the persons of the domestic circle, parents, children, and servants. Present usage …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Family — Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The collective body… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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