- IPA[ikˌstendəd ˈfam(ə)lē]
- a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives, who all live nearby or in one household.
noun: extended family, plural noun: extended families
- IPA[ɪkˌstɛndɪd ˈfam(ɪ)li]
- a family which extends beyond the nuclear family to include grandparents and other relatives.